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Plans For School Returning In September Detailed By The Ontario Government

Today at Queen’s Park, the Ontario government released three plans for how schools will operate in September amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Ontario’s publicly funded schools have been closed since March...

Justin Trudeau Promises Green Jobs for Youths and Continues to Encourage Wage Subsidy Program

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s daily address to the country generally takes place outside of Rideau Cottage in Ottawa, but today he spoke to the media outside of a cafe in Chelsea, Quebec.

Evictions for Restaurants and Small Businesses During the COVID-19 Pandemic Have Been Banned in Ontario

Announced by the Ontario government on the night of June 17, the Protecting Small Business Act was officially passed. This comes after months of Premier Doug Ford publicly asking and,...

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.

Proposed program to give Canadian permanent residency to asylum seekers working in health care

The federal government is working on a special program that would grant Canadian permanent residency to asylum seekers who have worked in the health care roles during the COVID-19 pandemic across the country.

Paint the City Black – Making an Impact on Anti-Racism

Artists have expressed their support of the Black Lives Matter movement by painting a mural of George Floyd in Toronto’s graffiti alley on Saturday, June 6. A peaceful protest was...

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 Food Truck Festival to Take Place on Father’s Day Weekend

Food trucks are a staple summer tradition for cities like Toronto, but with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, people wondered if food and dessert trucks would still be driving down the streets this summer.

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