GM to Build Commercial EV in Ontario
General Motors is bringing production of its BrightDrop…
Crombie leaves Ontario role over proposed environment laws
Contends Schedule 6 would expand ministerial authority on zoning and other potentially sensitive environmental issues.
Family employed by Ontario accused of $11M COVID benefit fraud
Unproven civil claim on behalf of the province, which also seeks $2 million in punitive damages.
Things to know about AG’s report on Ontario’s COVID-19 response
Said that Ontario’s measures were “slower and more reactive relative to most other provinces”
Ford government to present first pandemic budget, next steps for recovery
Will include a new standard for long-term care: nursing home residents receive an average of four hours of direct care daily.
Mixed messaging in Ontario on COVID-19 leading to distrust: experts
Social gatherings are limited to a maximum of 10 people indoors but capacity for businesses such as casinos, bars is 100 people.
Ontario supporting scientists develop next generation of antibiotics
Provincial investment to help develop library for antibiotic discovery at McMaster University.
Diagnostic tech shortage contributing to Ontario’s testing backlog: Ford
Province reported 615 new cases of COVID-19 on Oct. 5, and five new deaths due to the virus.
New Ontario COVID-19 modelling as Quebec braces for new restrictions
Projections predict daily new case counts in Ontario could reach 1,000 while Legault clams down on gatherings.
Ontario provides $2.5M to five North Bay manufacturers’ projects
Support provided through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund.
Ontario to recruit more health and safety inspectors
Their duties will include ensuring COVID-19 protections are in place.
Feds reluctantly OK Ontario, NB carbon prices for big emitters
Wilkinson calls their plans significantly weaker than the federal backstop, and will result in fewer emissions reductions.
Federal, provincial battle over carbon tax goes to the Supreme Court
Will hear three separate cases to determine if the federal carbon-tax legislation is constitutional.
Billions more for health care likely to top premiers’ throne speech wish list
This year’s transfer is almost $42 billion under an arrangement that sees it increase by at least 3% each year.
Ontario reports 365 new COVID-19 cases over 24 hours, one death
The daily tally is slightly lower than the more than 400 new cases documented Sept. 18 and 19