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Sysco Steps Up to Help the Local Restaurant Industry by Launching Taste of Mississauga

Mississauga, February 23, 2021 – The Mississauga News proudly welcomes Sysco as a presenting sponsor of the Taste of Mississauga program, designed to help the struggling restaurant industry. It is with great excitement that we also announce that Tourism Mississauga



MEDIA RELEASE: Mississauga Board of Trade Very Disappointed in Provincial Government Decision to Extend Stay-at-Home Lockdown

   For Immediate Release   Mississauga Board of Trade Very Disappointed in Provincial Government Decision to Extend Stay at Home Lockdown   Mississauga, Ontario – February 19, 2021 — Today, the Government of Ontario announced it would keep the Region



Government of Canada proposes increase to number of weeks for recovery benefits and EI regular benefits to ensure continued support for Canadians who have been hardest hit

From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada has been there for Canadians and provided them with the support they need to stay healthy, safe and solvent. Many workers and families across the country continue to face



Stay-at-Home Order Extended in Toronto and Peel Public Health Regions Along with North Bay-Parry Sound

TORONTO — In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and the local medical officers of health, the Ontario government is maintaining the shutdown, the Stay-at-Home order and all existing public health and workplace safety measures for an additional two weeks in the Toronto and Peel



Empty Tables Don’t Pay Bills: New Data Reveals Ongoing Decline in Food Services

Canadian Chamber of Commerce (OTTAWA) – February 18, 2021 – The Canadian Chamber of Commerce today commented on newly released data from Statistics Canada reconfirming that the food service sector has been disproportionally harmed by the ongoing pandemic. Today’s data speaks



Ontario Investing in Wearable Contact Tracing Technology to Help Protect Workers from COVID-19

Innovative Made-In-Ontario technology will help stop the spread of COVID-19 while creating skilled jobs SCARBOROUGH — The Ontario government is providing Facedrive Inc. with $2.5 million through the Ontario Together Fund to accelerate the deployment of its wearable contact tracing technology, TraceSCAN,



Ontario Expands Eligibility for Main Street Relief Grant

Helping Small Businesses Access PPE as Province Returns to Framework The Ontario government is expanding the number of small businesses that can apply for the Main Street Relief Grant to help offset the costs of purchasing personal protective equipment (PPE)



Ontario Returning 27 Public Health Regions to Strengthened COVID-19 Response Framework

TORONTO — In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Ontario government is transitioning twenty-seven public health regions out of the shutdown and into a revised and strengthened COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open (the “Framework”). The four remaining public health regions, Toronto Public Health, Peel Public Health, York Region



Ontario Deploys Rapid Tests to More Essential Workplaces and Settings

TORONTO — Based on the successful use of rapid tests in select settings across the province the Ontario government is deploying test kits to more essential workplaces and sectors in order to quickly identify and help stop the spread of COVID-19.



Ontario Supporting Accessible Transit Infrastructure in Peel Region

TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing nearly $3 million in two infrastructure projects that will modernize and improve accessibility for Peel Region’s public transit system. The funding will provide seniors and people with disabilities with increased accessible transit capacity,




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