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

COVID-19

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July 31, 2020

KEY UPDATES · The federal and provincial government today announced as of today the COVID Alert app is available for download in Ontario o App will let users know if they have been in contact with someone who has the app and has tested positive for COVID-19; if this...

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July 30, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today PROVINCIAL · The Ontario Government today announced their plan to have schools across the province re-open in September o Students in elementary school will return to the classroom five days...

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July 29, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media on Tuesday, July 28 or Wednesday, July 29 PROVINCIAL Premier Ford began his announcement acknowledging Toronto and Peel will be allowed to proceed to Stage 3 as of Friday at 12:01 a.m.•...

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July 27, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today · The Government of Canada today announced an extension to the payment deadline and offered interest relief on outstanding tax debs during the COVID-19 pandemic PROVINCIAL Premier Ford...

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July 24, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today PROVINCIAL Premier Ford began his announcement acknowledging The City of Markham as an amazing and quickly growing city, which is why the province is making historic investments to keep up...

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July 22, 2020

 I am extremely disappointed that individuals living in King chose to blatantly disregard the conditions that only permit a gathering of 10 people within your bubble and put our community at risk after we have done so well. As a result York Region Public Health (YRPH)...

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July 20, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today · Government of Canada today introduced legislation that would make the Canada Emergency Wage Subside accessible to more employers and expand eligibility PROVINCIAL Premier Ford began...

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July 17, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today · Government of Canada has proposed changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, including an extension to December 19, 2020 PROVINCIAL Premier Ford began his announcement thanking the...

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July 16, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL Fighting COVID-19 has always been a Team Canada effort• Federal government has been working with provincial and territorial partners to outline what needs to be done in the next six to eight months to safely restart the economy• Good news today,...

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July 15, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today PROVINCIAL • Premier Ford began his announcement acknowledging action needs to be taken to fix long-term care in Ontario• He announced the province is committed to creating 30,000...

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July 13, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this week the federal government will announce an extension of the wage subsidy program(CEWS) until December Update to come this week on safe re-opening of Canada plan  Prime Minister admitted mistakes were...

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July 10, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today · In-lieu of an in-person media address, Dr. Theresa Tam issued an update on COVID-19 PROVINCIAL Premier Ford began his announcement thanking everyone from Artistic Skylight in City of...

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July 9, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · The federal government did not hold an in-person announcement today, however Canada’s Deputy Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Howard Njoo issued an update earlier today on COVID-19 PROVINCIAL · Emergency orders extended by Province to...

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July 8, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · The Federal Government released its Fiscal Snapshot providing a full accounting of the pandemic relief that has pushed federal spending to levels not seen since the Second World War · Thus far, direct aid totals approximately $228 billion,...

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July 7, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · The federal government did not hold an in-person announcement today, however Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam issued an update earlier today on COVID-19 PROVINCIAL The Premier began his announcement acknowledging the...

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July 6, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · The federal government did not hold an in-person announcement today, however Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam issued an update earlier today on COVID-19 PROVINCIAL Premier Ford announced the proposed Made-in-Ontario...

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July 5, 2020

KEY UPDATES   KEY UPDATES: · For Sunday, July 5, York Region recorded no new fatalities and one new resolved outbreak · The federal and provincial governments did not hold in-person announcements today · Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam issued...

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July 4, 2020

KEY UPDATES   · For Saturday, July 4, York Region recorded no new fatalities and no changes to current or resolved outbreaks · The federal and provincial governments did not hold in-person announcements today · Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Theresa...

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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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