Gilles Bisson MPP Timmins

Government of Ontario

COVID-19 Bulletin

COVID-19 Bulletin: May 21

Here are today’s new developments:  Trudeau said the federal government will help provinces and territories ramp up COVID-19 testing and contact tracing - key factors to reopening the economy safe... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: May 20

Here are today’s new developments:  Today, Canada’s chief public health officer announced she is now officially recommending that Canadians wear non-medical face masks when keeping two metres apar... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: May 19

Here are today’s new developments:   As provinces slowly reopen, Canada's border with the United States will remain closed to all non-essential travel until, at least, June 21.  The Ford govern... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: May 14

Here are today’s new developments: Prime Minister Trudeau urges Canadians to buy from Canadian fisheries and farmers, and pledges support for fish harvesters who have lost income during COVID-19. ... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: May 13

Here are today’s new developments: Health Canada has authorized the first COVID-19 serological test, which will be used to detect COVID-19 antibodies and give scientists a better understanding of ... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: May 12

Here are today’s new developments: Canada is looking at stronger measures for screening travellers at the Canada-U.S. border, as both countries start to loosen restrictions.  The federal governm... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: May 11

Here are today’s new developments: Canada announced a new loan program to support large companies such as airlines and oil and gas firms - there have been widespread concerns about the federal gov... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: May 8

Here are today’s new developments: Statistics Canada released the country's dismal job loss figures for the month of April.  Canada will extend its emergency wage subsidy program past June - man... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: May 7

Here are today’s new developments: The federal government will provide support to provinces and territories in topping up wages of some essential workers – Federal Opposition Leader Jagmeet Singh ... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: May 6

Here are today’s new developments: Canada's chief public health officer said the pandemic continues to slow across the country, with some worrisome hot spots remaining in long-term care. Ontari... More