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COVID-19 Update – Ontario Government actions on COVID-19

COVID-19 Update – Ontario Government actions on COVID-19

Today the provincial government announced that seven more regions will enter Stage 3 of reopening Ontario’s economy this Friday, joining the 24 regions that entered into Stage 3 last week. Effective Friday, July 24, 2020 at 12:01 a.m., Durham, Halton, Hamilton,...

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COVID-19 Update Government of Canada actions on COVID-19

COVID-19 Update Government of Canada actions on COVID-19

Today, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced details of the government’s plan to revamp and extend the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), plus a one-time support payment for those living with disabilities. Revamped Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy The CEWS was the...

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COVID-19 Update Government of Canada actions on COVID-19

COVID-19 Update Government of Canada actions on COVID-19

Prime Minister Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Freeland announced a $19 billion “Safe Restart” plan this afternoon, targeted at the provinces, territories and municipalities. This spending package comes on the heels of several weeks of negotiations, providing $5...

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Ontario Government Introduces COVID-19 Economic Recovery Bill

Ontario Government Introduces COVID-19 Economic Recovery Bill

COVID-19 Update - July 8, 2020 Today the provincial government introduced a sweeping new bill to kickstart the province’s economic recovery. The omnibus bill COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020, proposes to change 20 pieces of current legislation that govern the...

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COVID-19 Update | Mandatory Masks in Ontario Communities

COVID-19 Update | Mandatory Masks in Ontario Communities

July 7, 2020 Good morning, Local medical officers of health have the authority to implement mandatory face mask policies in their regions under Section 22 of the Health Protection and Promotion Act. In lieu of a province-wide regulation, some municipalities across...

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