Provincial

L’Ontario prolonge les décrets d’urgence pour appuyer ses efforts de relance

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Ayant consulté le médecin hygiéniste en chef, le gouvernement de l’Ontario a prolongé jusqu’au 19 juin 2020 tous les décrets d’urgence émis en vertu de l’article 7.0.2 (4) de la Loi sur la protection civile et la gestion des situations d’urgence. Cette décision donnera aux employeurs des fournisseurs de soins de première ligne la souplesse indispensable pour faire face à la ...

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Ontario Extends Emergency Orders to Support Its Reopening Efforts

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The Ontario government, after consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has extended all emergency orders currently in force under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until June 19, 2020. Extending these emergency orders will give employers of frontline care providers the necessary flexibility to respond to COVID-19 and protect vulnerable people and the public ...

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Nipissing OPP Investigate Fatal Collision on Highway 17

On June 4, 2020 at approximately 6:15 p.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with West Nipissing Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and West Nipissing Fire Services responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 17, near Mosquito Creek Road, in the Municipality of West Nipissing. Investigation revealed a westbound pick-up truck crossed the ...

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Ontario Creates Premier’s Council on Equality of Opportunity

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The Ontario government announced the Premier’s Council on Equality of Opportunity, a new advisory group that will provide advice on how young people can overcome social and economic barriers and achieve success. The council will also advise government on long-term actions that can be taken to support youth during the COVID-19 outbreak. Details were provided by Premier Doug Ford, Christine ...

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L’Ontario crée le Conseil du premier ministre pour l’égalité des chances

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé la création du Conseil du premier ministre pour l’égalité des chances, un nouveau groupe consultatif qui formulera des recommandations sur la manière dont les jeunes peuvent surmonter les obstacles sociaux et économiques afin de réussir. Ses membres conseilleront également le gouvernement sur les mesures qu’il pourrait prendre à long terme pour soutenir les jeunes ...

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Ontario Improving Broadband and Cell Service for Rural Communities

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As Ontario safely and gradually begins to reopen, the provincial government is investing $150 million in reliable broadband and cellular service. This funding will help create even more economic and educational opportunities in rural, remote and underserved areas of the province. This is part of the province’s $315 million initiative called Up to Speed: Ontario’s Broadband and Cellular Action Plan. ...

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Ontario Marks First Anniversary of Inquiry Report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

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Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs, and Jill Dunlop, Associate Minister of Children and Women’s Issues, issued the following statement yesterday: “As we mark the one-year anniversary of the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Ontario continues to address the root causes of violence against First Nation, Métis, and Inuit women, girls, ...

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L’Ontario prolonge la situation d’urgence jusqu’au 30 juin 2020

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Jun 2, 2020 at 21:29 In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Ontario is extending the provincial Declaration of Emergency to June 30. The decision supports the government’s efforts to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak and protect the health and safety of Ontarians as the province reopens in a measured and responsible way. The extension, under s.7.0.7 of ...

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Ontario Extends the Provincial Declaration of Emergency to June 30

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Jun 2, 2020 at 21:29 In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Ontario is extending the provincial Declaration of Emergency to June 30. The decision supports the government’s efforts to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak and protect the health and safety of Ontarians as the province reopens in a measured and responsible way. The extension, under s.7.0.7 of ...

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Célébrer les personnes âgées en Ontario

Raymond Cho, ministre des Services aux aînés et de l’Accessibilité, a publié la déclaration qui suit : « Tandis que nous profitons de cette occasion pour souligner le Mois des personnes âgées, nous reconnaissons qu’il s’agit d’une période très difficile pour elles, alors qu’elles continuent de s’auto-isoler en raison du risque que représente la COVID-19.  Maintenant plus que jamais, il est important ...

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Celebrating Seniors in Ontario

Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility, released the following statement: “As we take this opportunity to mark Seniors’ Month, we recognize that these are very challenging times for seniors as they continue to self-isolate due to the risk of COVID-19. Now more than ever, it is important that we come together to support our seniors and recognize and honour ...

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L’Ontario agit pour mieux protéger les femmes autochtones

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario crée un nouveau Conseil consultatif des femmes autochtones qui sera chargé de prodiguer des conseils culturellement pertinents sur la prévention de la violence. Le Conseil s’attaquera aux causes de la violence et aura pour objectif de les éliminer afin que les femmes et les filles autochtones d’aujourd’hui et des générations futures puissent vivre en sécurité. L’annonce ...

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Ontario Taking Action to Better Protect Indigenous Women

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The Ontario government is establishing a new Indigenous Women’s Advisory Council that will provide culturally-relevant advice on violence prevention. The Council will help confront and eliminate the root causes of violence so that Indigenous women and girls today, and for generations to come, will be able to live their lives feeling safe and secure. Today’s announcement is being made on ...

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L’Ontario soutient les consommateurs qui ont de la difficulté à payer leurs factures d’électricité en raison de la COVID-19

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé qu’il continuera à soutenir les consommateurs d’électricité de la province en leur offrant plus de stabilité et de choix tout en aidant celles et ceux qui ont de la difficulté à payer leurs factures d’énergie en raison de la pandémie de COVID-19. Le premier ministre Doug Ford était accompagné aujourd’hui de la vice-première ministre ...

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Ontario Supports Those Struggling with Electricity Bills during COVID-19

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The Ontario government announced that it will continue to support provincial electricity consumers by providing stability and greater customer choice, while helping those struggling to pay their energy bills as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Details of the new programs were provided by Premier Doug Ford, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, ...

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