Day 5: #YQGCovid19

Match 16 2020


The world is shutting down. Are you taking this seriously yet?

Windsor has ordered all bars and restaurants to close except for take-out and delivery (not alcohol take-out of course), places of worship must close, and events over 50 people have been banned.

We’re watching a strong rapid response from government leaders at all levels.

The Government of Canada has barred entry to ANYONE who is symptomatic, and everyone except for Canadians, Americans, diplomats, and immediate family members.

The global economy is taking a strong hit and is expected to drop further; expect depression, not recession.

The only effective measure to #FlattenTheCurve currently is to SOCIALLY ISOLATE.

Do not go out if you do not have to. You could be a carrier. You can make other people sick.

If this virus overwhelms our hospitals, people will die.

We are in a world war with a virus. We all have a role to play.

I’m just going to post a list of what’s going on without categorizing: there’s too much news, and quite frankly, it’s all the same: we’re watching a complete and total societal change.

Mayor Dilkens returns to Windsor following potentially being trapped in Jordan when they announced the closure of their borders and air travel in and out of the country:


Mayor Dilkens announces massive private-organization closures:


Tecumseh Town Council has ordered the cancellation of all public activities & has closed: the Tecumseh Arena, St. Clair Beach Community Centre, the Golden Age Club, the Tecumseh Historical Society Museum and the Sandwich South Cultural and Resource Centre.

Councillor Bortolin clarifies miscommunication between the mayor and Heath unit to public regarding the shutting down of bars and restaurants.

All elective dental surgery cancelled in Ontario

Provincial budget on hold due to COVID-19 economic impact

Cineplex & Imagine Theatre Lakehore is closing.

Reduced Hours at Windsor Crossing

Ward 7 by-election candidate suspends door to door campaigning

Phog Lounge announces indefinite closure

Maiden Lane Wine and Spirits closes indefinitely

Walkerville Tavern closes in-bar service for St. Patrick’s Day- pivots to food pick up and delivery

Ontario Cannabis Store sees increased business

By Jon Liedtke

Jon Liedtke is a writer and musician in Windsor Ontario. He tells stories using words, pictures, audio and video.

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