doug ford

Doug Ford tells everyone to stay home during the Super Bowl

Ontario Premier Doug Ford released a video message imploring people to celebrate the Super Bowl at home this year. 

"Hey guys and gals," Ford said in a video posted to his Twitter account on Thursday. "I know everyone is excited for the Super Bowl ... full disclosure, I'm a Brady fan."

"But folks, please do me a favour, just stay at home, stick with your family."


Ontario is currently under a stay-at-home order and people are not allowed to leave their home other than for essential services. 

Ford also encouraged people to support local businesses by ordering takeout. 

"Order takout at your favourite restaurant...please support small businesses, small restaurants and we'll all have a great Super Bowl evening." 

Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health echoed Ford, urging people to celebrate the game at home or virtually. 

The Super Bowl gets underway Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m. featuring the Kansas City Chiefs versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 

Lead photo by

Kansas City Chiefs


Latest Videos



Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Sports & Play

People in Ontario completely fed up with a certain type of advertising taking over

Toronto dog competed in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and people are loving it

Toronto just ranked among the worst stadiums in the 2026 FIFA World Cup

Toronto is getting Canada's first shop and park for fingerboarding

Here's what the BMO Field expansion will look like for the FIFA 2026 World Cup

10 outdoor adventures in Toronto you need to add to your list this summer

Toronto is officially a host city for the World Cup of Soccer in 2026

Scottie Barnes is proud of his baby face after internet troll says he looks like a kid