Today Marks the One Year Anniversary of the First COVID-19 Case in Ontario
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Today Marks the One Year Anniversary of the First COVID-19 Case in Ontario

Statement Today Marks the One Year Anniversary of the First COVID-19 Case in Ontario Government thanks those who stepped up, did their part, and showed the true Ontario spirit TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford and Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, issued the following statement to mark significant milestones since the first … Continue reading

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Small Businesses Apply for Ontario’s Small Business Support Grant in Growing Numbers

News Release Small Businesses Apply for Ontario’s Small Business Support Grant in Growing Numbers All eligible businesses encouraged to apply for relief during the provincial shutdown TORONTO — The Ontario government has received more than 42,000 applications for the Ontario Small Business Support Grant. Businesses that have been approved can expect to receive payment within … Continue reading

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Ontario Reminds Public to Stay Home and Travel Only When Necessary

News Release Ontario Reminds Public to Stay Home and Travel Only When Necessary Message supports provincial stay-at-home-order to stop the spread of COVID-19 TORONTO ― The Ontario government is working with transportation agencies and providers to support the Stay-At-Home Order and help stop the spread of COVID-19. Using tools like provincial network signs and transit communications systems, … Continue reading

Applications Now Open for Ontario’s Small Business Support Grant
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Applications Now Open for Ontario’s Small Business Support Grant

News Release Applications Now Open for Ontario’s Small Business Support Grant Province Providing up to $20,000 for Eligible Businesses Impacted by Provincewide Shutdown TORONTO — The Ontario government has opened  applications for the new Ontario Small Business Support Grant. The grant, first announced in December, provides a minimum of $10,000 to a maximum of $20,000 to … Continue reading

Ontario to Vaccinate up to 8.5 Million People in Phase Two
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Ontario to Vaccinate up to 8.5 Million People in Phase Two

News Release Ontario to Vaccinate up to 8.5 Million People in Phase Two Province to Expand COVID-19 Immunization Program to Seniors, Frontline Essential Workers in Next Phase of Rollout Plan TORONTO — The Ontario government is preparing to immunize up to 8.5 million people before the end of Phase Two of the government’s vaccine implementation … Continue reading

Ontario Declares Second Provincial Emergency to Address COVID-19 Crisis and Save Lives
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Ontario Declares Second Provincial Emergency to Address COVID-19 Crisis and Save Lives

News Release Ontario Declares Second Provincial Emergency to Address COVID-19 Crisis and Save Lives Province Issues Stay-at-Home Order and Introduces Enhanced Enforcement Measures to Reduce Mobility TORONTO – In response to a doubling in COVID-19 cases over the past two weeks, the real and looming threat of the collapse of the province’s hospital system and … Continue reading

K-12 students return to in-person learning in Alberta;  Ontario Extends Teacher-Led Online Learning Until January 25 to Keep Students and Staff Safe in Southern Ontario
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K-12 students return to in-person learning in Alberta; Ontario Extends Teacher-Led Online Learning Until January 25 to Keep Students and Staff Safe in Southern Ontario

News Release K-12 students return to in-person learning All students will return to in-person learning, as planned, on Jan. 11. Mandatory health measures will remain in effect across the province until at least Jan. 21. The decision to return to in-class learning is based on the latest evidence which shows that before the winter break, … Continue reading

Ontario Accelerates COVID-19 Vaccinations for Long-Term Care Homes in Priority Regions
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Ontario Accelerates COVID-19 Vaccinations for Long-Term Care Homes in Priority Regions

News Release Ontario Accelerates COVID-19 Vaccinations for Long-Term Care Homes in Priority Regions All residents and workers to be vaccinated by third week of January TORONTO — The Ontario government is continuing the rollout of Phase One of its vaccine implementation plan by ensuring that all residents, health care workers and essential caregivers at long-term … Continue reading

Ontario Supporting Home-Based Food Businesses During COVID-19
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Ontario Supporting Home-Based Food Businesses During COVID-19

News Release Ontario Supporting Home-Based Food Businesses During COVID-19 Government providing entrepreneurs with a new “How to” guide TORONTO — The Ontario government is supporting home-based food businesses by providing a guide on how to start a home-based food business, which includes an overview of public health requirements that need to be followed as a … Continue reading

Ontario Releases Ethical Framework for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
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Ontario Releases Ethical Framework for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

News Release Ontario Releases Ethical Framework for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Framework will guide vaccine prioritization in future phases of the province’s implementation plan TORONTO — The Ontario government has released an Ethical Framework for COVID-19 vaccine distribution which was developed in partnership with the COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force to guide further vaccine prioritization and distribution across … Continue reading