Prime Minister Trudeau began his announcement by indicating Canada and the U.S. have agreed to extend the current measures in place along the border by 30 days, until June 21

 Addressed the tragic RCAF plane crash in Kamloops over the weekend, indicated thoughts are with the families of Captain Casey, Captain McDougall and the entire Snow Birds team
 Have extended wage subsidy through the summer to get people back to work and give
businesses the confidence to re-open, rehire and grow
 Implored employers to rehire workers and use the wage subsidy for their paycheque
 Announced the Canada Emergency Business Account (emergency business loan $40K) will now be extended to cover:
o The sole owner-operator of a business
o If business relies on contractors
o Family owned business that pays employees through dividends
o Examples: hair salons with stylist who rent chairs, independent gym owner with
contracted trainers
o Details on when to apply will be available soon
 Indicated Minister Ng (Small Business Minister) working on potential solutions for business owners without a business account (who operate through personal bank account) or new business that hasn’t filed a tax return yet
 Recognized we are increasing capacity of PPE production in Canada, 15 contracts across country are now in place to produce PPE, namely gowns for medical staff
 Ended his announcement by indicating Canada has its first University in the North, Yukon College is now becoming Yukon University;

· The Federal Government announced an expansion to the eligibility criteria for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) to include many owner-operated small businesses


· The Ontario Government announced the decision to keep schools closed for the rest of this school; a gradual re-opening of child care is expected to begin when the Province is ready to transition to Stage 2
 Grades K-12 will receive report cards
 Moving to re-opening licensed child care in Stage 2 of Province’s re-opening plan
 Summer and over-night camps will remain closed
 Day camps can open in July and August with very strict precautions, as long as current trends continue


York Region continues to encourage those experiencing one or more COVID-19 symptoms to seek assessment at a York Region Assessment Centre

York Region is celebrating National Public Works Week

Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at // 

2,080 total confirmed cases 26 new cases* since yesterday79 confirmed cases in hospital, 22 of which are in Intensive Care268 cases among health care workers, of which 163 cases have resolved*2 new fatalities

· 164 total confirmed fatalities

1,083 resolved cases, which equals about 52%

· 25 institutional outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols:

o 13 Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes

o 9 Community Care Settings

o 2 Hospital

o 1 Child Care Centre

§ All About Kids emergency child care

· 31 institutional outbreaks declared over

*Data quality is an ongoing process and may result in the more/less cases reported on a day-over-day basis or other changes to how cases are classified (e.g., municipality, acquisition, etc…). These data quality activities have also resulted in the re-categorization of individuals. Data quality activities do not increase or decrease total case counts.

The comprehensive list of outbreaks (including the number of resident and health care worker positive cases) is available on The data can be filtered by municipality.

To access this list, select the blue drop-down menu titled Interactive Dashboard – Outbreaks in Long-Term Care and Community Care Settings

As of this morning, there are:

· 23,384 total cases (17,898 resolved); with 1,919 related fatalities in Ontario

· 78,499 total cases (427 increase in last 24 hours); with 5,857 related fatalities in Canada

· Over 4.7 million total cases worldwide with cases in 216 countries, areas or territories; 316,289 related fatalities reported to WHO