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Ontario extends temporary wage increase for personal support workers

A temporary wage increase for Ontario personal support workers has been extended until mid-August as the province slowly begins to reopen the economy. In October 2020, Ontario announced that more than 158,000 personal support workers in community care, long-term care homes, public hospitals and those providing services to children will

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Respect for personal information must underpin vaccine passports: privacy watchdogs

OTTAWA – Respect for laws and principles governing personal information must guide introduction of proof-of-vaccination certificates that could smooth the transition to post-pandemic life, Canada’s privacy watchdogs warn. A joint statement Wednesday by federal, provincial and territorial privacy commissioners said “vaccine passports” must comply with applicable privacy laws and incorporate

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