MAYOR PELLEGRINI KEY UPDATES: KING TOWNSHIP, YORK REGION, PROVINCIAL, FEDERAL

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July 3, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered remarks from Moisson Outaouais food bank Due to the pandemic, more people are relying on food banks and asking for help; like many organizations across the country, food banks need help with that new...

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July 2, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address Canadian today · In-lieu of an in-person media address, Dr. Tam issued a statement on COVID-19 · The Government of Canada today announced proposed amendments to the Income Tax Regulations that apply...

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July 1st, 2020

KEY UPDATES HAPPY CANADA DAY 🇨🇦 FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau addressed Canadians from the Ottawa Food Bank Farm where he and his family are helping to harvest food for those in need Canada Day is not the same this year, things have changed and our...

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June 30, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address Canadians today · In-lieu of an in-person media address, Dr. Tam issued a statement on COVID-19 · The Government of Canada issued a media release reminding travellers of travel restrictions at all...

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June 29, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as part of laying the ground work for the economy to come back after being closed in the past months, the Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance program (providing subsidies to help small businesses with rent)...

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June 28, 2020

KEY UPDATES   KEY UPDATES: The federal and provincial governments did not hold in-person announcements today · Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam issued a statement in lieu of an in-person update to the media Federal Minister Dominic LeBlanc...

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June 27, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau spoke at the Global Goal: Unite for Our Future Summit Acknowledged COVID-19 has changed the lives of people everywhere and it has highlighted inequalities around the world but we have an opportunity to change that...

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June 26, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau began his address by spotlighting Big Rig Brewery as an example of a Canadian business that has adapted their operations to bottle hand sanitizer for local charitable organizations Big Rig Brewery was also used as an example...

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June 25, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau announced support for students serving their communities and opportunities to gain paid work experience Today marks the launch of the Canada Student Service Grant (CSSG), providing one-time payments between $1,000 and $5,000...

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June 24, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address Canadians today · Federal Ministers did not hold a media brief today · Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Theresa Tam issued a statement in lieu of an in-person update to the media PROVINCIAL...

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June 23, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address Canadians today · The Prime Minister released a statement in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism PROVINCIAL Premier Ford began his announcement by acknowledging...

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June 22, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau began his announcement thanking Canadians for their efforts in the fight against COVID-19 Beginning to feel as if we have turned the corner in the crisis Thanks to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy 2.6 million...

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June 21, 2020

KEY UPDATES   Happy Father's Day.   There are no federal nor provincial media briefings today; however the following news releases were shared: Statement from Ministers Carolyn Bennett, Marc Miller and Daniel Vandal on National Indigenous Peoples Day....

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June 20, 2020

KEY UPDATES   · There are no Federal nor Provincial media briefings today however, the following news releases were shared: o Canadian Armed Forces members recovered from Stalker 22 crash identified o Statement by the Prime Minister on World Refugee Day ·...

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June 19, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau gave his announcement from a café in Chelsea Quebec Began announcement by highlighting the impact of the federal emergency wage subsidy program Provided example of the café owner who used the wage subsidy to retain...

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June 18, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau began his announcement by addressing Canada’s outcome on the United Nations Security Council Vote  Indicated throughout the four-year campaign Canada forged new partnerships, strengthened existing friendships and laid...

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June 17, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Justin Trudeau began his announcement saying Canada is running for a UN Security Council seat  Stated in response to the pandemic, the government has implemented the largest economic measures ever seen in Canada On July 8 in...

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June 16, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced an extension to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) for an additional 8 weeks. The CERB provides $2,000 per month to Canadians out of work because of COVID-19. · Canada-U.S. border to remain closed...

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June 15, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL Prime Minister Justin Trudeau• Began announcement by highlighting programs put in place to help people and businesses• Asked business owners to take advantage of these programs• Applications open Friday for the expanded Canada Emergency Benefit...

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June 14, 2020

KEY UPDATES   There were no federal or provincial media briefs today, however these statements were issued:   o The Prime Minister issued a statement on National Public Service Week o The Chief Public Health Officer of Canada issued a statement on COVID-19...

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June 13, 2020

KEY UPDATES   · There were no federal or provincial media briefs today, however the following announcements were released: o Ontario eases restrictions on wedding and funeral ceremonies o Temperature screening to be required for travellers at Canadian airports o...

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June 12, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Justin Trudeau began his announcement saying the situation in long-term care facilities with Canadian Armed Forces support has improved; military support in Ontario and Quebec will continue until June 26, with additional help...

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June 11, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL The Prime Minister began his remarks by expressing his unhappiness with the Conservativesfor blocking debate on a proposed Bill yesterday that would help persons with disabilities Highlighted efforts to help employers and employees and noted...

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June 10, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau did not address Canadians today PROVINCIAL The Minister began his address by expressing gratitude to the faculty of all educational institutions, and highlighted the effort they undertook to provide online courses...

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