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

COVID-19

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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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June 9, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Began announcement providing an update on efforts to increase made-in-Canada supplies and PPE for the national response to COVID-19 Two new contracts have been signed to ensure front line health care workers have the...

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June 8,2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Justin Trudeau began announcement acknowledging the violence against black Canadians and Indigenous people and what that means for a path forward as a country  Mentioned attendance at a rally on Parliament Hill on Friday to...

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June 7, 2020

KEY UPDATES · There were no federal or provincial media briefs today, however the following was reported:   o Prime Minister issued a statement on Canadian Armed Forces Day o Ontario allows all short-term rentals to operate (lodges, cottages, homes) o Canada's...

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June 6, 2020

KEY UPDATES   · There were no federal or provincial media briefs today, however the following was reported: o The federal government announces an additional $1.1 million to support national disability organizations to enhance accessible pandemic communitations...

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June 5th, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister’s address started by mentioning videos and reports surfaced from around the country have been disturbing; later today the Prime Minister will speak to cabinet and the RCMP Commissioner to ensure each individual case is...

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June 4, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL Prime Minister’s address started by reaffirming Canada’s participation in the international vaccine alliance – GAVI• Releasing new COVID-19 modelling numbers later today• Continuing to make progress – low number of cases in many communities• Not...

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