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Mobile Contact Tracing App Coming to Ontario in Preparation for Second Wave of COVID-19

Announced today, the federal government is launching a voluntary mobile contact tracing app in Ontario for a testing period. The government made free app will notify users when they’ve been...

Study Shows Dexamethasone is the First Drug Shown To Improve COVID-19 Survival Rates

Researchers have been working hard to find treatments to help reduce the mortality rate and stop the spread of COVID-19. Preliminary research from a randomized clinical trial in the United Kingdom suggests that...

Ontario’s State of Emergency Order Extended to June 30, Border Concerns Addressed by Premier Ford

Premier Doug Ford and the Ontario government announced that the emergency orders set to expire on June 19 have been extended to June 30. Despite the province reporting only 190...

Finance Minister to Present Canada’s Economic Snapshot on July 8, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that an update regarding the country’s financial state during the COVID-19 pandemic will be announced on July 8. An official date for the update...

Face Coverings Not to Be Made Mandatory in Ontario but is Highly Recommended by Premier Doug Ford

Despite COVID-19 cases lowering and businesses beginning to reopen to the public, the Ontario government has said that face coverings and masks will not be made mandatory during this time. Recommendations by the...

CERB to be extended for 2 more months; Canada-US border closure extended to July 21

In today’s national address, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the extension of the Canada - U.S. border and the extension of the CERB benefit. Here is a breakdown for each of the extensions.

Most of Ontario to Allow Restaurants and Hair Salons to Reopen, Toronto is Still Excluded

The Ontario government has announced that beginning this Friday, almost all of the province’s regions can begin their move to stage two of the reopening process, which means the return of restaurants, hair...

A CERB Extension is in The Works According to Trudeau

During today’s national address, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the federal government is currently looking to extend the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) payments. Whether or not the payment...

Ontario Allowing the Expansion Of Social Bubbles to a Total of 10 People

With COVID-19 cases continuing to decline to record numbers, The Ontario government has announced that the social bubbles of individuals can now expand to a total of 10 people. The...

Blood Donations, Airline Temperature Checks, and The RCMP Concerns Among Issues Addressed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made several announcements and statements regarding airline rules, blood donations, and the RCMP. Here is a breakdown of what was said. Blood donation ban to...

Toronto Bars and Restaurants Preparing Their Patios as Summer Patio Season is Almost Here

As the month of June continues, many of Toronto’s restaurants are slowly preparing for a possible reopening once the emergency orders are lifted on June 9. Retail stores have already...

Face Coverings to Be Made Mandatory by The TTC

In an announcement made by the City of Toronto today, the use of masks when riding the TTC has now been made mandatory to increase the health and safety of commuters during the...

Ontario Long-Term Care Home Visitation Plan Announced

Today for their daily provincial address, Premier Doug Ford and the Ontario government announced that beginning on June 18, a “cautious restart” of family visits for residents living in long-term care homes, group...

Systemic Racism in the RCMP and Other Institutions Addressed by Trudeau

With the racial injustices happening in Canada and around the world being discussed more than ever, institutions like the RCMP have been under fire and are accused of systemic racism.

Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Fellow Ministers Being Tested for COVID-19

Doug Ford was supposed to announce the status of Ontario’s post-secondary institutions reopening strategy but was unable to attend as he and Minister of Health Christine Elliott are being tested for COVID-19 after...

The Canada Revenue Agency is Reviewing CERB Fraud Cases and Repayments

Following the announcement made by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on June 9, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has come out with updates and statements regarding what they are doing moving forward when it...

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