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Ontario retail stores open for curbside pickup and delivery

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Ontario retail stores open for curbside pickup and delivery

Government of Ontario press release – Starting today, more people will be returning to work across the province as the Ontario government allows retail stores with a street entrance to offer curbside pickup and delivery. Over the weekend, garden centres, nurseries, hardware stores and safety supply stores began offering in-store purchasing. All retailers should follow […]

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Ontario supports job creators as people start returning to work

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Ontario supports job creators as people start returning to work

Government of Ontario press release – As people gradually begin returning to work, the Ontario government continues preparing for the next phase of restarting the provincial economy through the implementation of its Framework for Reopening our Province. At the same time, the government has been supporting struggling business owners directly impacted by COVID-19 by providing tax […]

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Ontario opening provincial parks and conservation reserves

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Ontario opening provincial parks and conservation reserves

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is opening provincial parks and conservation reserves for limited day-use access. The first areas will open on Monday, May 11/2020, with the remaining areas opening on Friday, May 15/2020. At this time, recreational activities will be limited to walking, hiking, biking and birdwatching. Day visitors will […]

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Ontario Government supporting parents as economy reopens

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Ontario Government supporting parents as economy reopens

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario Government is protecting licensed child care in Ontario during the COVID-19 outbreak by ensuring parents retain access to local licensed child care, as well as EarlyON Child and Family Centres. The government unveiled a plan that, together with federal and municipal partnership, provides supports to licensed child […]

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Ontario releases plan to resume scheduled surgeries and procedures

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Ontario releases plan to resume scheduled surgeries and procedures

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government has developed a comprehensive framework to help hospitals assess their readiness and begin planning for the gradual resumption of scheduled surgeries and procedures while maintaining capacity to respond to COVID-19. Timelines will vary from hospital to hospital and be conditional on approval by regional oversight tables […]

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Ontario extends electricity rate relief during COVID-19

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Ontario extends electricity rate relief during COVID-19

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is extending emergency electricity rate relief to families, farms and small businesses until May 31/2020, during the COVID-19 outbreak. Customers who pay time-of-use electricity rates will continue to be billed at the lowest price, known as the off-peak price, 24 hours a day, seven days a […]

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