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

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

After a marathon late-night negotiating session, the House of Commons passed emergency legislation at 5:00 AM this morning to respond to COVID-19.  The Senate has now passed the bill. It will receive Royal Assent within hours. Bill C-13 can be found in full here:...

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

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

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has just announced that he will be ordering the mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces, effective Tuesday, March 24th at 11:59 p.m. and extending for 14 days. The list of businesses that are permitted to stay open will be released...

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

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

The Prime Minister made a number of announcements in his daily media availability today, adding to government announcements from this weekend. Here is a summary of the major points: The Prime Minister sharpened his tone today, suggesting that legal enforcement of...

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

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

The federal government made several noteworthy announcements today: Manufacturing & Procurement The Prime Minister said that the federal government is working closely with manufacturers and biotech companies to produce enough supplies for the expected increase of...

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

COVID-19 Update – Ontario Passes Emergency Legislation

During an emergency sitting today, the Ontario Legislature passed two important pieces of legislation to respond to and address the COVID-19 pandemic and growing public health emergency. The Ontario Legislature passed the Employment Standards Amendment Act (Infectious...

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

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

The federal government has provided today's update on the COVID-19 response in Canada. Here are the latest developments: The Prime Minister confirmed that the Canadian border will be closed to non-essential travel at 11:59 tomorrow evening, Friday, March 20th. 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 

Today Prime Minister Trudeau announced a comprehensive $27.4 billion package of support for individuals and businesses to manage the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Parliament will be recalled to pass this package of measures. The federal government is...

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