The Ford government has chosen three private sector partners to help transform Ontario Place through the addition of a new outdoor adventure park, a massive indoor spa and water park and a revitalized concert venue that will be capable of hosting shows year-round. The iconic attraction once drew more than
OTTAWA, April 18 (Reuters) — Canada will present a budget on Monday with billions of dollars for pandemic recovery measures as COVID-19 infections skyrocket, C$2 billion ($1.6 billion) toward national childcare, and new taxes on luxury goods. Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s first budget in two years will also set
The president of the Ontario Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is applauding the province’s move to include pregnant women on its priority list of recipients in the next phase of its COVID-19 vaccination plan. Dr. Constance Nasello says that although pregnant women were excluded from initial trials of the Pfizer-BioNTech
Sarah Smellie, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:18AM EST Last Updated Tuesday, March 9, 2021 7:58PM EST After months of shifting advice, Ontario has become the first Canadian province to prioritize pregnant women in a vaccine rollout plan, without special conditions. Health-care workers and specialists say the
The union representing Toronto police officers is defending the inclusion of most frontline cops in the first phase of the province’s vaccine rollout. Approximately 2,250 Toronto police officers are eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines, despite vaccine shortages which have delayed the vaccination of many healthcare workers and most at-risk seniors
OTTAWA – The federal memorial grant program for first responders is being expanded to recognize correctional, parole and probation officers who lose their lives. The program provides a one-time lump sum, tax-free payment of up to $300,000 to families of first responders who die as a result of their work.
Ontario is reporting its lowest number of new cases of COVID-19 in more than a week but the total doesn’t include the latest information from nearly a dozen public health units due to an issue with the provincial database. Source link
Codi Wilson And Chris Herhalt, CP24.com Published Tuesday, June 23, 2020 8:08AM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:43PM EDT The Ford government’s new elementary math curriculum will introduce coding, computer storage measurements and personal finance terms starting in Grade 1, as part of a bid to improve sliding
Premier Doug Ford says the province plans to unveil its “detailed testing strategy” at some point next week. Speaking at Queen’s Park on Sunday morning, Ford did not say specifically when the plan will be released but noted that the province intends to target “various sectors” and COVID-19 “hot spots”
Chris Herhalt, CP24.com Published Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:59AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:56PM EDT Ontario health officials reported 18 new cases of novel coronavirus infection in the province, the highest daily increase since the outbreak began, bringing the total number of cases including recoveries to 60.