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Jun 19
2020

Ontario Enhancing COVID-19 Case and Contact Management

News Release Ontario Enhancing COVID-19 Case and Contact Management June 18, 2020 Province’s Exposure Notification App Important Pillar of Plan TORONTO — As the province safely and gradually reopens, the Ontario government is enhancing case and contact management to quickly test, trace and isolate cases of COVID-19 to stop the spread of the virus and […]

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Posted:
May 27
2020

Government Portal to Assist Businesses find PPE

As businesses re-open it is important that you review sector-specific guidelines to identify the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) and supplies to keep your employees, contractors, visitors and customers safe. Supplies are in high demand and the needs of frontline health care workers and first responders will continue to be prioritized. The Ontario government […]

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Posted:
May 13
2020

Briefing Note: COVID-19 – Answers to Frequently Asked Questions for Employers – Updated to May 8, 2020 – Sherrard Kuzz LLP Employment and Labour Lawyers

Attached is Briefing Note #6 (updated to May 8, 2020) – COVID-19 – Answers to Frequently Asked Questions for Employers. Please Note: Information changes daily (sometimes within a day), including the details of the various government initiatives, announcements and regulations. As such, it is important to carefully review each updated Briefing Note to ensure you […]

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Posted:
May 13
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News | May 11 2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here Ontario cancels Halton Region Consolidated Courthouse construction project to fund remote and online justice services Ontario Construction News staff writer The provincial government has decided to pull the plug on the Halton Region Consolidated Courthouse construction project to free up funds to expand the delivery of remote […]

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Posted:
Apr 28
2020

Ontario Extends Emergency Orders to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19 (April 23, 2020)

News Release Ontario Extends Emergency Orders to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19 April 23, 2020 TORONTO — On the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Ontario government is extending all emergency orders that have been put in place to-date under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until May […]

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Posted:
Apr 2
2020

CHANGES TO TIME LIMITS

Last week, the Government of Ontario issued a regulation under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, suspending legislated limitation periods for the duration of the state of emergency. As a result, we are temporarily extending the following time limits: ·         six-month time limit after an injury or illness to file a claim for benefits ·         six-month time […]

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Posted:
Mar 30
2020

Additional Support for Canadian Businesses from the Economic Impact of COVID-19

The Government of Canada is making additional investments to support Canadian businesses from the economic impacts of COVID-19. These new investments provide support to financial institutions and allow them to quickly provide credit and liquidity options for a range of businesses. These measures are a part of the Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, […]

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