Day: December 30, 2020

Doug Ford acknowledges he knew finance minister was away before news broke of Caribbean vacation

Ontario Premier Doug Ford is acknowledging he knew his finance minister, Rod Phillips, was outside Canada before the news of Phillips’s Caribbean vacation began making headlines Tuesday.  Phillips, Ford said, never told him he was leaving. “I did call him shortly after he arrived and I asked him and he said he was away,” Ford told reporters Wednesday. […]

Ontario Releases Ethical Framework for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

TORONTO — The Ontario government has released an Ethical Framework for COVID-19 vaccine distribution which was developed in partnership with the COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force to guide further vaccine prioritization and distribution across the province. The province continues to vaccinate vulnerable populations and those who care for them through Phase One of its three-phase […]

Complaints about food delivery No. 1 on annual list of nuisance 911 calls

The presence of COVID-19 gave a different twist to some 911 calls this year, with food delivery complaints and questions about lockdown topping E-Comm’s annual list of the worst reasons people called the emergency line.  Inquiries about the legality of owning a trampoline during a pandemic and requests for assistance applying for CERB also made the […]

Coronavirus: 2 deaths, 92 new cases in London-Middlesex; LHSC reports 11-patient jump – London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton Two more people have died and 92 others have tested positive for the coronavirus, officials with the Middlesex-London Health Unit reported Wednesday. The update brings the region’s total case tally […]

Planned Jan. 1 increase in CPP premiums will hit some workers harder due to pandemic

On Jan. 1, Canada Pension Plan contributions are going up again — by more than what was originally planned. That’s largely due to the pandemic’s effect on the labour market — and observers say the impact will be felt by some workers more than others. Here’s a rundown of what’s happening and how long the effect might last. Why premiums are going […]

Bad roads halt bus service to Mayaro, Guayaguayare

News Narissa Fraser 6 Minutes Ago Photo showing the deteriorating road conditions at Robert Village in Tableland. Photo courtesy the Public Transport Service Commission (PTSC) Instagram page.- THE Public Transport Service Commission (PTSC) has temporarily discontinued its services to Guayaguayare and Mayaro from San Fernando. In an Instagram post on Wednesday, the commission posted photos […]

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