Premiers Declare Easter Bunny And Tooth Fairy ‘Essential Services’


Many businesses may be shutting down in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, but kids can rest assured that the Tooth Fairy and Easter Bunny will keep working through the lockdowns - or at least in Ontario and Quebec, that is.

On Tuesday, following urging from Toronto mayor John Tory, Ford cleared up any doubt about everyone's favourite hopping chocolate vehicle, with a formal declaration of the Easter Bunny's "essential service" status in the province.

"Kids have simple things that they're worried about," Ford told reporters Tuesday. "So kids, the Easter Bunny has become an essential service, they'll make sure they have the chocolate ready for Easter."

Ford followed it up with an official, signed declaration of the fact that the big bunny with the basket of eggs can keep doing his thing.

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