Gilles Bisson MPP Timmins

Government of Ontario

COVID-19 Bulletin

COVID-19 Bulletin: April 28

Here are today’s new developments:   Canadian public health officials released new modelling numbers today, which show Canada is making progress in slowing the spread of COVID-19, though thousands... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: April 24

Here are today’s new developments:    Canada announced a new commercial rent subsidy program, to be funded jointly by the provinces – the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses said the pro... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: April 23

Here are today’s new developments:   Canada is boosting support for COVID-19 research, including clinical trials for a vaccine, and creating a task force to look into tests to identify antibodies ... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: April 22

Here are today’s new developments:  Canada is rolling out a package of supports to help students, who have been excluded from Canada’s emergency income program. The supports include a Canada Emege... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: April 21

Here are today’s new developments:  Trudeau announced a new fund for community organizations community organizations, and said businesses can start applying for the federal wage subsidy — companie... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: April 20

Here are today’s new developments:    Canada is bracing for potential shortages of critical drugs needed to treat COVID-patients, and has put a call out for new suppliers.  Ontario appears to have... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: April 17

Here are today’s new developments:  Trudeau announced aid for the energy sector, plus support for rural businesses and workers in the arts and culture sectors. Ontario will not follow the lead ... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: April 16

Here are today’s new developments: Canada is expanding measures to help businesses during the pandemic, including broadened loan eligibility --  groups like the Canadian Federation of Independent ... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: April 15

Here are today’s new developments: Criteria to qualify for the federal CERB will now include those earning less than $1,000 per month – changes aimed at helping contract, gig and seasonal workers,... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: April 14

Here are today’s new developments: The eventual reopening of Canadian businesses will take a phased-in approach, but any ease on restrictions is most likely weeks away.  Travellers arriving in ... More