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Ontario extending emergency orders during COVID-19 outbreak

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Ontario extending emergency orders during COVID-19 outbreak

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government continues to protect the health and safety of the public during the COVID-19 outbreak by extending all emergency orders in force under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. Current emergency orders include the closure of outdoor playgrounds, play structures and equipment, public […]

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Ontario Takes Immediate Action to Investigate Worst Hit Long-Term Care Homes

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Ontario Takes Immediate Action to Investigate Worst Hit Long-Term Care Homes

Government of Ontario press release – Since the outset of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Ontario government has put the safety and security of our seniors as a top priority. The onset of COVID-19 has only exacerbated the already difficult situation in long-term care in the province. On Tuesday, May 26/2020, the Ontario government outlined […]

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Niagara submits joint request for COVID-19 financial relief to the provincial and federal government

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Niagara submits joint request for COVID-19 financial relief to the provincial and federal government

Niagara Region press release – Niagara’s 12 municipalities, in close partnership with the Region, have formally submitted a request to the Province of Ontario and Government of Canada for financial relief for the costs incurred from the COVID-19 crisis. The region has projected the gross costs related to COVID-19 will be nearly $50 million by […]

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Volunteers and small businesses step up to help those in need

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Volunteers and small businesses step up to help those in need

Government of Ontario press release – Ontario’s volunteers and small businesses are rising to the challenge and helping seniors and other vulnerable people during the COVID-19 outbreak. Thousands of people are generously giving their time and resources to make and deliver food, run errands, and check in on those who are self-isolating. Today’s update was […]

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Ontario helps people impacted by COVID-19 get back to work

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Ontario helps people impacted by COVID-19 get back to work

Government of Ontario press release – As the economy gradually reopens, the Ontario government is helping people affected by COVID-19 get back to work. The province is investing in Ontario’s first Virtual Action Centre, an online counselling and training portal, to support laid off and unemployed hospitality workers, and is helping apprentices by providing grants […]

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Ontario leading COVID-19 research in Canada

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Ontario leading COVID-19 research in Canada

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is quickly moving forward with innovative research to prevent, detect and treat COVID-19. These projects, part of the government’s $20 million Ontario COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund, focus on areas of research such as vaccine development, diagnostics, drug trials and development, and social sciences. Additionally, Ontario is leading the […]

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