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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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  • Ontario Opens Up COVID-19 Testing Across the Province

    TORONTO — As the province carefully and gradually reopens the economy, the Ontario government is implementing the next phase of its COVID-19 testing strategy to detect and quickly stop the spread of the virus. Testing will now be available to more people in more locations across the province.

    News Release | Office of the Premier
  • Support for Small Business Tenants and Landlords Now Available

    TORONTO — All commercial landlords in Ontario can now apply for rental assistance to help their small business tenants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This initiative will keep more small businesses in operation and more people employed as the province gradually and safely restarts the economy.

    News Release | Finance
  • Ontario Takes Further Action to Protect Seniors and Staff in Long-Term Care Homes during COVID-19 Outbreak

    TORONTO — To further protect seniors and staff in long-term care homes, the Ontario government announced today that it is extending the mandate of the Incident Management System Long-Term Care Table. This table is composed of health care professionals who make immediate decisions to deal with issues related to staffing levels, infection management and resources during the COVID-19 outbreak.

    News Release | Office of the Premier
  • Ontario-York Region Sign Landmark Transit Agreement

    TORONTO - Following the signing of the "Ontario-York Region Transit Partnership Preliminary Agreement" with the Regional Municipality of York, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation and Kinga Surma, Associate Minister of Transportation (GTA) issued the following joint statement:

    Statement | Transportation
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