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

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September 21, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today PROVINCIAL Premier Ford began his announcement indicating health care is the number one priority and health care funding is a critical issue Ontario expects the federal government to...

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September 19, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today PROVINCIAL · Today, Premier Ford announced new limits on gathering in every Region in Ontario for the next 28 days; indoor gatherings are restricted to a maximum of 10 people and...

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September 18, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today PROVINCIAL Premier Ford was joined by the Premiers of Quebec, Alberta and Manitoba for a joint announcement requesting increased federal funding to strengthen front-line health care and...

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September 16, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau began his announcement acknowledging we must rebuild the Canadian economy while keeping Canadians safe These goals are not mutually exclusive Through the Safe Restart Agreement provinces and territories were asked to outline...

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September 11, 2020

KEY UPDATES   For Friday, September 11, 2020, York Region recorded no new fatalities and no changes to current or resolved outbreaks Prime Minister Trudeau and Premier Doug Ford delivered a joint announcement to the media today related to job creation in Northern...

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September 9, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau today announced investments of up to nearly $221 million, in partnership with Canadian financial institutions, to launch Canada’s first-ever Black Entrepreneurship Program PROVINCIAL · Premier Ford joined Quebec...

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September 8, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL  Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media between Saturday, September 5 and Tuesday, September 8, 2020   PROVINCIAL The Ontario Government today announced it will pause any further steps in its re-opening plan for four weeks, as...

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September 4th, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media on Thursday, September 3 or Friday, September 4, 2020 · In a joint press conference held Thursday, September 3, Federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Ahmed Hussen and...

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September 2, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media on Tuesday, September 1 or Wednesday, September 2, 2020 PROVINCIAL The provincial government today announced enhanced cleaning and safety measures as part of the comprehensive safety guidance for...

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August 31, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL  Prime Minister Trudeau today announced agreements in principle have been reached with Johnson & Johnson and Novaxx to procure millions of doses of a potential COVID-19 vaccine for Canadians The federal government today announced the Canada...

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August 28, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media on Thursday, August 27 or Friday, August 28 · Statistics Canada released Gross Domestic Product, income and expenditure numbers for the second quarter of 2020 showing a fall of 11.5% in GDP...

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August 26, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · The federal government announced $2 billion in funding to be transferred to provinces and territories to help with the safe re-opening of schools · Ontario will receive $381 million as part of this funding Prime Minister Trudeau announced...

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August 24, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today · The Government of Canada today announced a policy change to allow visitors to Canada with a valid job offer to apply for a work permit without having to leave the country PROVINCIAL...

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August 21, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau and Premier Ford provided a joint announcement at the 3M plant in Brockville Ontario o The federal and provincial government have secured a deal with 3M to produce up to 100 million N95 masks per year · City of Toronto...

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August 19, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today PROVINCIAL · Premier Ford today announced the provincial government will be moving forward with the Eglington Crosstown West subway extension · Ontario Government has issued a release...

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August 18, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL · On Monday, August 17, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced his resignation from cabinet and the government · Prime Minister Trudeau today announced a cabinet shuffle in a ceremony held at Rideau Hall today; the following Ministers were sworn...

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August 17, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today · Revenue Canada today opened applications for the enhanced Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy that will allow more Canadian businesses to re-open safely PROVINCIAL · Premier Ford addressed...

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August 14, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today PROVINCIAL Premier Ford began his announcement stating with the downward trend in COVID-19 cases, the time is right for Ontario to open up a little more and get active once again •...

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August 13, 2020

KEY UPDATES · Providing a Thursday update due to significant announcements from the Government of Ontario on additional funds to support its back-to-school plan FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today PROVINCIAL · Ontario Education Minister...

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August 12, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · Prime Minister Trudeau did not address the media today PROVINCIAL · The Government of Ontario today announced they will be providing municipalities with up to $1.6 billion as part of the first round of emergency funding under the Safe...

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August 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 a statement on COVID-19 · The Government of Canada has announced effective August 9, 2020 a temporary minimum...

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August 7, 2020

KEY UPDATES FEDERAL · Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam announced the release of the Public Health Agency of Canada’s COVID-19 guidance for schools Kindergarten to Grade 12 and reiterated school re-openings are top-of-mind · Deputy Prime Minister...

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August 5th, 2020

KEY UPDATES   FEDERAL · The federal government today discussed next steps for procuring COVID-19 vaccines for Canada o Increased focus now on the next stage of Canada’s recovery, especially preparing for mass vaccinations PROVINCIAL · Premier Ford indicates there...

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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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