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

COVID-19

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December 2, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today. The federal government announced $1.5 billion in new investments for clean drinking water in First Nations communities; PROVINCIAL The Ontario government is expanding home and community...

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December 1, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau and federal health officials suggested vaccines will roll out as quickly as possible after Health Canada approvals; PROVINCIAL The Ontario government is collaborating with industry experts to plan the COVID-19 vaccine...

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November 30, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today. Prime Minister Trudeau issued a statement on the launch of Christmas Lights Across Canada. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland delivered the Fall 2020...

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November 27, 2020

 KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau announced former NATO commander Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin will lead Canada’s vaccine distribution efforts; The governments of Canada and Ontario are committing up to $11.5 million through the Canadian Agricultural...

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November 26, 2020

 KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today. Federal ministers and health officials provided an overview of the procurement and regulatory process of COVID-19 vaccines; PROVINCIAL Premier Ford and Minister Lecce announced $13.6...

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November 25, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today PROVINCIAL Ontario’s Auditor General released a special report: COVID-19 Preparedness and Management. The Ontario government announced preliminary guidance on safe holiday celebrations....

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November 24, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau and Canadian health officials provided an update on Canada’s vaccine strategy; Applications for the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy are open. PROVINCIAL The Ontario government announced the deployment of COVID-19 rapid...

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November 23, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today. PROVINCIAL The provincial government announced the COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force, which will be led by General Rick Hillier; YORK REGION City of Toronto Mayor John Tory...

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November 20, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL The federal government shared the latest modelling projections indicating without a sufficient reduction in contact rates, Canada will have 20,000 daily cases by the end of December; PROVINCIAL Ontario has surpassed 100,000 COVID-19 cases. Premier...

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November 19, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau announced the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act was introduced in the legislature to help reach the goal of net-zero emissions by 2050; PROVINCIAL The Ontario government is launching a series of education...

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November 18, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today. PROVINCIAL Premier Ford announced a potential lockdown for York Region, Toronto and Peel Region; a decision will be going to cabinet and announced in the coming days; Beginning next...

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November 17, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau provided an update on the federal government’s PPE response; $25 billion in contributions have been made available to provinces and territories to support COVID-19; Canada’s total COVID-19 cases has surpassed 300,000...

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November 16, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today. PROVINCIAL Premier Ford announced the establishment of Supply Ontario, a centralized procurement agency to purchase goods and services; The Ontario government and the agri-food industry...

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November 13, 2020

 KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau announced a $1.5 billion investment to help Canadians in under-represented groups and those in sectors hardest hit by the pandemic; The federal government announced $16 million in funding to support construction of a...

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November 12 , 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL  Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today. The federal government announced $40 million in funding to construct a storm water treatment facility to reduce run-off from Holland Marsh into Lake Simcoe. PROVINCIAL  The Province of...

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November 11, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL  Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today. PROVINCIAL  Premier Ford did not address the media today. YORK REGION  York Region Public Health issued a Public Notice in relation to 17 confirmed case of COVID-19 linked to two...

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November 10, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL The federal government announced $20 million to create a temporary Veterans Organizations Emergency Support Fund to provide financial support to Veterans organizations; PROVINCIAL Premier Ford announced the government is providing...

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November 9, 2020

 KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL  Prime Minister Trudeau announced $750 million in funding for the Universal Broadband Fund to help connect Canadians to high-speed internet;  The federal government announced a $350,000 investment to help York Region build 70 electric...

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November 6, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL The federal government announced an additional $155 million investment to extend the Innovation Assistance Program to support small and medium-sized businesses in the innovation sector; Dr. Tam indicated health officials are cautiously...

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November 5, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today. Christmas Lights Across Canada has revamped its 2020 program to follow public health guidelines and help Canadians feel pride as the holiday season approaches. PROVINCIAL Ontario's...

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November 4, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today. PROVINCIAL The Ontario government announced an additional $680 million in funding to improve and expand broadband and cellular access across the province. YORK REGION York Region has...

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November 3, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL In today’s media update, Dr. Tam indicated non-medical mask and face covering guidance has been updated to include the recommendation of using of a three-layer mask and using a mask when interacting with anyone outside your household;...

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November 2, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today. The federal government extended the support program for farmers and processors to protect temporary foreign workers' health and safety during the pandemic. PROVINCIAL Solicitor General...

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October 30, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau announced over $200 million in new funding to provide support to Indigenous peoples and communities. According to new federal COVID-19 modeling data, Canadians must reduce close contacts by 25% in order to suppress the...

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