Prevent N​.​L. from expanding the Atlantic bubble to other Canadian provinces on July 17th

Prevent N​.​L. from expanding the Atlantic bubble to other Canadian provinces on July 17th

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This petition is being created to counteract the idea of expanding the Atlantic bubble to other Canadian provinces on July 17th.
Since March 17th, premier Dwight Ball, MHA John Haggie, and Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, have responded phenomenally in safely guiding the citizens of Newfoundland and Labrador through the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, along with actively trying to minimize the spread of the virus as efficiently as possible. Opening the provincial borders to the other Canadian provinces outside of the Atlantic bubble jeopardizes everything that Newfoundlanders have worked towards, as it puts them at risk of contracting the virus once again. This idea was first mentioned on June 24th, just a week after they confirmed that there were 0 active cases of COVID-19 inside of the province. If the people entering N.L. do not have to self isolate, along with the lack of social distancing that Newfoundlanders  and Labradorians are currently practicing, there could easily be a new outbreak of COVID-19 before they even realize it.

The majority has approved of the actions that the government has taken so far to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve. In a quote that premier Dwight Ball had said himself, "Keeping people safe, keeping Newfoundlanders and Labradorians safe, has always been the top priority."
It is a common belief that planning to expand the Atlantic bubble to Canadian provinces beyond Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick is where the N.L. government has made an error in their plans for reopening.

As Newfoundlanders ease into alert level 2, they have not had a new case of COVID-19 in almost a month. Considering the number of cases amongst the rest of the Canadian provinces, this is spectacular. Newfoundland has come so far. We plead to the government of Newfoundland and Labrador to reconsider their ideas, and ask people to spread the word, and sign for their own safety and the safety of others.