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Ontario Identifies Key Groups for Distribution of Initial COVID-19 Vaccines

TORONTO — The Ontario government is ready to distribute COVID-19 vaccines as soon as they are received, beginning with vaccinating vulnerable populations and those who care for them. As recommended by the COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force and in alignment with the National Advisory Committee on Immunization, the province has identified key populations to receive […]

Coronavirus: 45 cases in London-Middlesex as region officially moves to orange restriction level – London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Testing – Ontario Forty-five people have tested positive for the coronavirus while another 19 have recovered, the Middlesex-London Health Unit reported Monday. The jump brings the region’s total case count to 1,864, of which 1,482 people have recovered. Seventy-six deaths have been reported since the pandemic began, […]

Trudeau set to make announcement as O’Toole pushes for details on vaccine rollout plan

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will make an announcement today at a news conference on Parliament Hill, joined by key players in the COVID-19 vaccine procurement and distribution process. Trudeau is scheduled to hold a news conference at 11:30 a.m. ET along with Minister of Public Services and Procurement Anita Anand, who has been leading the government’s […]

Ontario Creates and Restores Wetlands

Toronto — The Ontario government is providing $30 million to help conservation organizations create and restore wetlands in priority areas across the province. The new Wetlands Conservation Partner Program will focus on restoration projects in the Great Lakes watersheds and support municipalities with stormwater management.

Bar owners feel frustrated, ‘picked-on’ as London and Middlesex enters orange-tier – London

The London and Middlesex region has shifted into the orange-restrict level of Ontario’s colour-coded COVID-19 Response Framework, but local bar owners aren’t happy. The move to orange increased restrictions for restaurants and bars. They must close at 10 p.m. (compared to midnight under yellow-protect) and can only serve alcohol between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., […]

Strange pandemic recession means retailers’ biggest season is only a bust for some

Boarded-up shop fronts and well-publicized cries of pain from retailers might leave you thinking the pandemic is the Grinch that stole Christmas shopping. But in what is the most peculiar recession in at least a century — and despite research by accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) that suggests Canadians planned to spend 31 per cent less this holiday season — some of the results so […]

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