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  • Ontario Extends Declaration of Emergency until June 30

    Ontario Extends Declaration of Emergency until June 30

    Extension Key to Protecting Ontarians as Province Safely Reopens

    TORONTO ― In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Ontario is extending the provincial Declaration of Emergency to June 30. The decision supports the government's efforts to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak and protect the health and safety of Ontarians as the province reopens in a measured and responsible way. The extension, under s.7.0.7 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, was approved by the Ontario legislature earlier today.

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  • Ontario Helps Manufacturers Ramp Up Production of Personal Protective Equipment

    Ontario Helps Manufacturers Ramp Up Production of Personal Protective Equipment

    Initiatives Will Benefit Frontline Workers during COVID-19

    TORONTO ― The Ontario government continues investing in local manufacturers in order to keep frontline workers and communities safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. More innovative businesses are receiving financial support today through the Ontario Together Fund to re-tool their processes and increase their capacity to make personal protective equipment (PPE).

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  • New Management Appointed at Kitchener Long-Term Care Home

    TORONTO —The Ministry of Long-Term Care has issued a Mandatory Management Order appointing St. Mary's General Hospital, a member of St. Joseph's Health System, in Kitchener to temporarily manage Forest Heights long-term care home for 90 days. The order may be extended beyond the 90 days, if necessary.

    News Release | Long-Term Care
  • Ontario Moves Forward with Signature Subway Project

    TORONTO - Today, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, and Kinga Surma, Associate Minister of Transportation (GTA), announced the Ontario government is moving forward with the next step in building the Ontario Line, the signature project in the largest subway expansion in the province's history. The government is issuing the first two public-private partnership (P3) Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) to identify and qualify those who will design, build and maintain the subway line. The Ontario Line is being built under three separate P3 contracts.

    News Release | Transportation
  • Ontario Taking Action to Better Protect Indigenous Women

    Toronto, ON — The Ontario government is establishing a new Indigenous Women’s Advisory Council that will provide culturally-relevant advice on violence prevention. The Council will help confront and eliminate the root causes of violence so that Indigenous women and girls today, and for generations to come, will be able to live their lives feeling safe and secure. Today’s announcement is being made on the first day of National Indigenous History Month in Canada.

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