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
Ontario cracks down on social gatherings; $10K fines for violators
Ontario reported 293 new cases of COVID-19 on Sept. 17, and three new deaths related to the coronavirus
Legault, Ford call on Ottawa to increase health transfers to provinces
No dollar amount set for the support they’re seeking but they believe a significant increase in the Canada Health Transfer is needed.
Most Ontarians fear a second wave of COVID-19
CMHA poll says worry driven by the fear of people not following the proper distancing rules.
Ontario budget deficit projected to jump to $38.5B in 2020-2021
Province spent billions to support the health-care sector and help businesses and residents weather the storm.
Ontario manufacturer adopts thermal imaging to prevent spread of COVID-19
Ontario company manufactures real-time thermal solution to detect elevated body temperatures