Halloween 2020 less spooky with safety protocols and trick-or-treating alternatives

kids in costumes and masks

With Niagara currently in Stage 3, trick-or-treating is permitted this Saturday evening, but with restrictions. So if COVID-19 has spooked your family from its traditional door-knocking costumed adventures, here are some guidelines and alternative activities.

Ontario reports 827 new cases, with 300 in hospital, a first since June

new COVID-19 cases

Ontario reports 827 new COVID-19 cases today, a slight decrease from yesterday’s report of 851 cases. Hospitalized cases were reported above 300 for the first time since June. Niagara Region reports seven, a slight increase from yesterday’s report of four.