Gilles Bisson MPP Timmins

Government of Ontario

COVID-19 Bulletin

COVID-19: May 5

Here are today’s new developments: The Canadian government announced an aid package to help farmers and food processors navigate the pandemic – the amount falls far short of the $2.6-billion emerg... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: May 4

Here are today’s new developments: Canada has pledged money to bolster international efforts to find a vaccine and treatment for COVID-19.  Canada’s Health Minister is stressing to Canadians th... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: May 1

Here are today’s new developments: The C.D. Howe Institute says Canada has hit recession status. Though rent is due today, many residential tenants, and their advocates, say Canada’s Emergency ... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: April 30

Here are today’s new developments Canada’s deficit is expected to top $252 billion this year, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Canadian restaurant owners are among the many businesses stru... More

COVID-19 Bulletin: April 29

Here are today’s new developments: Trudeau believes Canadians will be open to providing certain personal information voluntarily, via mobile or digital tracking, to allow the government to do what... More

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