The province of Quebec for example has legislated two paid sick days, which is not almost enough for a person with COVID-19 to recover or no longer be contagious.
Later Sunday afternoon, the government House Leader's office issued a statement saying they had met with Opposition politicians to discuss creating a virtual Parliament. "We're setting up checkpoints at all interprovincial borders", he said. "We're anxiously awaiting (that)".
"At the height of this crisis, Doug Ford wants to shut down the legislature".
CTV News Canada is reporting that in rescinding the orders, Solicitor General Sylvia Jones said in a written statement on Saturday evening that police will only be able to stop people who they have reason to believe are participating in an "organized public event or social gathering".
Give police and provincial offences officers the power to question people gathered in public groups.
Now, they're already being rolled back.
The Ontario Hospital Association says this is the most serious civil emergency in the history of the province and it is calling on the public for patience and its full support.
The new powers would allow police to stop anyone at random and ask why they're not at home and where they live.
"This pandemic has been, and will be even more so in the future, a pandemic of essential workers and their families", he said in an interview. "We will continue to work with all levels of government and health care partners to protect the health and safety of Ontarians and combat this deadly virus".
One lawyer, however, said the change was not much of an improvement because police officers could broaden their inquiries of people suspected of a breach. "So it's not a clear-cut answer in some people's minds".
The NDP motion required unanimous consent.
It is they too, which decide on vaccination rollouts and restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19 and other infections. "Together, we have to fight to save Ontario".
The situation is so bad that the federal government and other provinces are offering to answer Ontario's call for help. "He should resign now before he makes things any worse".
It wasn't immediately clear how the Ontario government would respond to Ottawa's offer.
Ontario reported 4,447 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and 19 more deaths linked to the virus.
Ontario, Canada's most populous province with 14 million people, has for the past few days been battling record coronavirus case numbers, hospitalisations and intensive care patients, all of which are threatening to overwhelm its health system.
Ontario will start offering the AstraZeneca vaccine to those aged 40 and over on Tuesday, the province announced Sunday following days of mounting pressure to lower the minimum age.