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  • Ontario Launches Online Training to Promote Safe Workplaces

    Ontario Launches Online Training to Promote Safe Workplaces

    Real-Time Courses Make It Easier for People to Get Essential Qualifications

    TORONTO ― As the province safely and gradually reopens, the Ontario government is investing $3 million to provide free online health and safety training for the first time. These virtual courses will make it easier for job seekers and workers to get essential qualifications, while practising physical distancing and preventing the spread of COVID-19.

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  • Ontario Supporting Restaurants as Province Safely Reopens

    Ontario Supporting Restaurants as Province Safely Reopens

    New and Amended Emergency Orders Will Help Establishments Expand Patios Faster

    TORONTO — The Ontario government is helping restaurant and bar owners reopen and safely serve more customers by issuing a new emergency order and amending another under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, which will allow municipalities to quickly pass temporary bylaws for the creation and extension of patios and allow covered outdoor dining areas to serve customers.

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  • Ontario Provides Additional Funding to Support Municipalities and Urban Indigenous Community Partners

    Ontario Provides Additional Funding to Support Municipalities and Urban Indigenous Community Partners

    New Investment Will Be Used to Develop Long-Term, Innovative Housing Solutions

    TORONTO — The Ontario government is providing municipalities and urban Indigenous community partners with an additional $150 million to continue to protect vulnerable people from COVID-19 by improving homeless shelters and creating opportunities for longer-term housing. This investment more than doubles the funding currently flowing to local municipal service managers and urban Indigenous program administrators through the Social Services Relief Fund.

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  • Ontario Taking Further Action to Build More Housing

    Mississauga — Ontario is modernizing services related to the province's Building Code to help speed up the construction of new housing and building projects. Better services, up-to-date tools and new resources will help people better understand and meet Building Code requirements, while maintaining the same high standards for public safety.

  • Ontario Investing in More Than 500 Long-Term Care Beds in Bruce-Grey

    OWEN SOUND — Today, Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, was joined by Effie Triantafilopoulos, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Long-Term Care, and Bill Walker, Associate Minister of Energy and MPP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, at Maple View Long-Term Care Residence to announce the government is moving forward with long-term care development projects that will improve access for families in Bruce-Grey by allocating almost 200 new long-term care beds and redeveloping more than 300 existing beds to modern design standards.

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