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Ontario Launches New Supports for Businesses

December 22, 2021 Rebate program cuts property taxes and energy costs; New cash flow supports providing up to $7.5 billion for businesses, including those affected by Omicron restrictions TORONTO — The Ontario government is introducing new supports for many of the businesses that are most impacted by public health measures in response to the Omicron …

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Province Invests in Orangeville Manufacturers to Boost Regional Economy

25 Nov 2021 Ontario supports a $22.6 million surge in Southwestern Ontario economy with $3.2 million Regional Development Program Dufferin-Caledon: The Ontario government is supporting an investment of more than $22.6 million by two Southwestern Ontario companies to help strengthen local manufacturing, create good jobs and attract investment to Orangeville and the surrounding region. The …

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Fall Economic Statement supports communities across Dufferin-Caledon

5 Nov 2021 Dufferin-Caledon: MPP Sylvia Jones is pleased the Fall Economic Statement tackles the challenges that Ontario faces with fiscal responsibility. The 2021 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review: Build Ontario lays out how the government will build the foundation for Ontario’s recovery and prosperity by getting shovels in the ground on critical infrastructure, …

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2021 marks 100 years of the Remembrance Poppy

Each year on November 11, we pay tribute to members of the Canadian Forces who fought to defend our values and freedom, and to those who continue to serve our country today. This year, Remembrance services may have changed in that some services may have a virtual component, in observance of health and safety measures. …

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FAQ for COVID-19 vaccine certificate

September 1, 2021   Vaccine Certificate information  Beginning September 22, 2021, Ontario will require proof of vaccination focused on indoor public settings. All Ontarians who registered their vaccines are encouraged to download their vaccine receipt as proof of their vaccine status until an enhanced vaccine certificate with a QR code is available. Who is considered fully vaccinated? …

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Ontario Providing More Support to Communities during COVID-19

August 16, 2021 Dufferin-Caledon: MPP Sylvia Jones is pleased to announce that the Ontario government is providing more than $13 million to service managers in the County of Dufferin and Region of Peel, to deliver critical services, create longer-term housing solutions and keep vulnerable people safe. Additional funding allocation is: Region of Peel:   $12,921,700 Dufferin …

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Connecting More Homes & Businesses in the Dufferin-Caledon to Broadband

August 6, 2021 GARAFRAXA WOODS – Construction of broadband infrastructure has now begun in Dufferin County, which will soon connect more than 250 homes and businesses to fast, reliable internet service to help create more economic and educational opportunities in rural, remote and underserved areas of the county. The Governments of Canada and Ontario each …

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Guide to reopening schools in September 2021

For returning to school in the Fall 2021, the province has taken a balanced and cautious approach to ensure schools remain open for in-person learning for the full school year. We want students in school and to stay in school. Our plan for September includes guidance from our Chief Medical Officer of Health and public …

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