Ontario Further Strengthening Response to Omicron; Additional measures to slow the spread as province accelerates booster dose rollout
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Ontario Further Strengthening Response to Omicron; Additional measures to slow the spread as province accelerates booster dose rollout

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Further Strengthening Response to Omicron Additional measures to slow the spread as province accelerates booster dose rollout TORONTO — In response to the rapidly-spreading and highly transmissible Omicron variant, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is applying additional public health and workplace safety measures, including capacity … Continue reading

All Ontarians 18+ Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Appointments at Three-Month Interval
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All Ontarians 18+ Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Appointments at Three-Month Interval

NEWS RELEASE All Ontarians 18+ Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Appointments at Three-Month Interval Free Rapid Testing Provided at Pop-Up Locations Across the Province and Select LCBOs for a Safer Holiday Season TORONTO — To protect Ontario’s progress in the fight against COVID-19 and safeguard the province’s hospitals and intensive care units (ICUs) in the face … Continue reading

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Ontario Helping More Immigrants Start and Grow Businesses

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Helping More Immigrants Start and Grow Businesses Entrepreneurship project expected to generate $20 million in business investment and create good local jobs WATERLOO — Ontario is recruiting 100 international entrepreneurs to start or grow businesses in regions outside of the Greater Toronto Area that have been hit hard by pandemic job losses through … Continue reading

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Ontario Expanding Choices for Prospective Nursing Students

NEWS RELEASEOntario Expanding Choices for Prospective Nursing Students*Georgian College Launches Independent Degree OWEN SOUND — The Ontario government is providing a new pathway for nursing education with the launch of Georgian College’s new stand-alone four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the Owen Sound and Barrie campuses. Details were shared today by Jill Dunlop, … Continue reading

Ontario Launching GO Train Service to London, extending Kitchener line with new stops in Southwestern Ontario
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Ontario Launching GO Train Service to London, extending Kitchener line with new stops in Southwestern Ontario

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Launching GO Train Service to London Province extending Kitchener line with new stops in Southwestern Ontario  LONDON — The Ontario government is expanding GO train service to Southwestern Ontario with weekday trips between London and Toronto. The new service will also connect customers to Stratford and St. Marys using GO Transit services.“The … Continue reading

Ontario Together Fund supports homegrown manufacturing to build-up domestic supply of safe and effective PPE
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Ontario Together Fund supports homegrown manufacturing to build-up domestic supply of safe and effective PPE

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Invests in Made in Hamilton Surgical MasksOntario Together Fund supports homegrown manufacturing to build-up domestic supply of safe and effective PPE HAMILTON — Niko Apparel Systems is investing more than $250,000 to help automate the production of surgical masks with the support of $125,000 from the Ontario Together Fund. With this investment, … Continue reading

Ontario Deploying Last Mile Strategy to Further Increase Vaccination Rates;  75 per cent of Ontarians aged 12 and over are fully vaccinated
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Ontario Deploying Last Mile Strategy to Further Increase Vaccination Rates; 75 per cent of Ontarians aged 12 and over are fully vaccinated

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Deploying Last Mile Strategy to Further Increase Vaccination Rates 75 per cent of Ontarians aged 12 and over are fully vaccinated  TORONTO — With over 82 per cent of eligible Ontarians aged 12 and over having received one dose of the vaccine and 75 per cent having received both doses, the government … Continue reading

Ontario Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Policies Mandatory for High-Risk Settings
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Ontario Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Policies Mandatory for High-Risk Settings

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Policies Mandatory for High-Risk Settings Province to Begin Offering Third Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines to Most Vulnerable Ontarians  TORONTO — In response to evolving data around the transmissibility of the Delta variant and based on the recent experiences of other jurisdictions, the government, in consultation with the Chief Medical … Continue reading

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Fire Crews from Mexico to Help Fight Fires in the Northwest; Ontario Receiving International Assistance to Help Fight Wildfires

NEWS RELEASE Fire Crews from Mexico to Help Fight Fires in the Northwest Ontario Receiving International Assistance to Help Fight Wildfires TORONTO – More than 100 firefighters and support staff from Mexico will arrive in Toronto on July 17 to help Ontario in its fight against several large forest fires in the Northwest.The Mexican fire … Continue reading