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As Ontario reopens, people urged to continue following public health advice

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As Ontario reopens, people urged to continue following public health advice

Government of Ontario press release – As the Ontario government carefully and gradually reopens the province, those taking public transit, returning to work or going out shopping are being urged to continue to adhere to public health advice as the best line of defence against COVID-19. To assist the public, the Ministry of Health today […]

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Ontario reduces financial barriers to postsecondary education

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Ontario reduces financial barriers to postsecondary education

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is reducing financial barriers for full-time students attending postsecondary education. Starting May 20/2020, those most in need can apply to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) for the 2020-21 school year. “Investing in higher education is one of the most important investments a person can make […]

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Ontario collaborates with med-tech innovation hub in the fight against COVID-19

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Ontario collaborates with med-tech innovation hub in the fight against COVID-19

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is working with Medical Innovation Xchange (MIX), Canada’s first industry-led hub for med-tech start-ups, to provide non-medical manufacturing companies free support as they retool to provide essential supplies and equipment to health care facilities during COVID-19. With this new collaboration, the government will drive innovation in […]

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Health and safety top priority as schools remain closed

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Health and safety top priority as schools remain closed

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is protecting the health and safety of students during the COVID-19 outbreak by keeping schools closed for the rest of this school year. This decision was made after consulting with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, health experts on the COVID-19 Command Table, and medical experts […]

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Ontario extends emergency orders to keep people safe

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Ontario extends emergency orders to keep people safe

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has extended all emergency orders currently in force until May 29/2020. That includes the closure of bars and restaurants except for takeout and delivery only, restrictions on social gatherings of more than five people, and staff redeployment […]

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Canada and Ontario take steps to further protect farm workers

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Canada and Ontario take steps to further protect farm workers

Government of Ontario press release – The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $2.25 million to help farmers better protect employees and ensure the continued supply of healthy food products for consumers during the COVID-19 outbreak. Through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership), the federal and provincial governments are launching the second […]

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