5 things to know on CTVNews.ca for Friday, December 31, 2021: Que. curfew, Ont. schools, and self-isolation changes

Quebec has imposed a curfew to stem the spread of Omicron; The reopening of Ontario schools will be delayed; Some counties are changing their self-isolation rules. Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

1 – Quebec curfew: Quebec has a curfew starting today, between 10 pm and 5 am, restaurants will close from indoor restaurants and schools will remain closed until January 17.

2. Ontario schools: The Ontario government is delaying the return of students to school as the province battles record COVID-19 cases.

3. The period of isolation: Saskatchewan and Ontario are reducing COVID-19 self-isolation periods from 10 days to five for fully vaccinated residents. Ontario is also changing the way they will run PCR testing.

4. CPP Contributions: Canada’s pension plan premiums will rise again next year, and the reason again lies in the unique effects of the pandemic on the labor market.

5. Canceled flights: WestJet canceled 15 percent of its flights in January as the airline deals with a staff shortage linked to COVID-19.

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