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Thunder Bay urges Ontario government to reconsider its outdoor amenities ban

Closures not based on scientific evidence, mayor says

April 20, 2021
By tbnewswatch.com


Arguing that the Ontario-wide closure of outdoor recreational amenities, including golf courses and soccer fields, aren’t based on scientific evidence, the City of Thunder Bay is asking the province to reconsider its directive. Recreation is vital to mental health and over well being, Mayor Bill Mauro says. He added health officials suggest the government lockdown of outdoor amenities are not helpful in the fight against COVID-19.