Ontario collaborates with industry experts to plan the COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Ontario collaborates with industry experts to plan the COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is collaborating with leaders and experts in a wide variety of sectors, including pharmaceuticals, health care and logistics, to develop a plan for the safe and efficient distribution of COVID-19 vaccines when they become available. Partnerships across these sectors are critical as Ontario prepares to handle […]

Ontario providing additional financial support for young learners

Ontario providing additional financial support for young learners

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is again providing financial relief for families facing new education-related expenses in the COVID-19 era with support totalling $380 million. Starting today, parents or guardians residing in Ontario can complete a simple online application through the¬†Support for Learners web page. Applications will remain open until January […]

ServiceOntario offering appointment booking to help alleviate wait times

ServiceOntario offering appointment booking to help alleviate wait times

Government of Ontario press release – To help reduce wait times and manage customer flow, ServiceOntario is now offering appointment booking at 42 of its busiest locations. Appointments will minimize lineups and wait times for customers and help staff to safely facilitate services that need to be completed in-person. Due to the risks associated with […]

Ontario increasing investment in video surveillance systems

Ontario increasing investment in video surveillance systems

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is investing $1.6 million in Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) systems to help 18 police services across the province better detect, investigate and prevent criminal activity. Funding through the new Ontario CCTV Grant¬†will help police services and their municipal partners install new or additional surveillance cameras in areas […]

Ontario deploys rapid testing to support COVID-19 response

Ontario deploys rapid testing to support COVID-19 response

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government has deployed new COVID-19 rapid tests to provide faster results in regions of high transmission and rural and remote areas. As an additional tool to help keep essential workers safe, rapid tests will also be used to screen staff in long-term care homes and select workplaces. […]

Ontario appoints new Ministers’ COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force

Ontario appoints new Ministers’ COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is announcing the creation of the Ministers’ COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force, building on the steps the government has been taking to prepare for the delivery of a vaccine. The task force will advise the province’s development and implementation of an immunization program, including the ethical, […]

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