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  • Ontario Taking Action at High Risk Long-Term Care Homes

    Ontario Taking Action at High Risk Long-Term Care Homes

    Government deploying inspection teams to long-term care homes, starting process to take over management of five long-term care homes

    TORONTO — Today, the Ontario government is taking additional immediate action at high-risk long-term care homes, following the disturbing allegations outlined by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). 

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  • Ontario Makes it Easier to Conduct Business during COVID-19

    TORONTO -The Government of Ontario is making it easier for people to conduct business and practice physical distancing in the new COVID-19 environment. The province is permitting Ontario corporations to conduct virtual meetings and to defer certain annual meetings in specified circumstances and is allowing the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services to accept copies of documents, electronic signatures on documents, and electronic filing of documents. These changes are part of COVID-19 Response and Reforms to Modernize Ontario Act, 2020.

  • Ontario Leading COVID-19 Research in Canada

    TORONTO — The Ontario government is quickly moving forward with innovative research to prevent, detect and treat COVID-19. These projects, part of the government's $20 million Ontario COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund, focus on areas of research such as vaccine development, diagnostics, drug trials and development, and social sciences. Additionally, Ontario is leading the country with 22 clinical trials investigating COVID-19 vaccines and treatments.

    News Release | Office of the Premier
  • As Ontario Reopens, People Urged to Continue Following Public Health Advice

    TORONTO — As the Ontario government carefully and gradually reopens the province, those taking public transit, returning to work or going out shopping are being urged to continue to adhere to public health advice as the best line of defence against COVID-19. To assist the public, the Ministry of Health today released specific recommendations on how to choose, wear and care for appropriate face coverings used in public where physical distancing is not possible, along with additional safety measures for provincial transit agencies.

    News Release | Office of the Premier
  • Canada and Ontario Move Forward with Widening Highway 401 in Cambridge

    TORONTO — Today, the governments of Canada and Ontario announced the widening of Highway 401 from six to ten lanes in the Cambridge area. This major highway expansion will relieve congestion, shorten commute times and ensure the safe and reliable movement of essential goods along Canada's busiest highway and critical trade corridor.

    News Release | Transportation
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