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Ontario Unveils First Stage to Reopen Economy

Ontario Unveils First Stage to Reopen Economy

The Ford government has announced details of stage one of its provincial Framework to Reopen, starting on May 19th. Ontario has focused on workplaces and services that are well-positioned to adopt workplace safety measures, while avoiding overburdening public transit and other services. Business and services permitted to

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Federal Government Expands Support for Large Business

Federal Government Expands Support for Large Business

Continuing the approach of broad economic measures in response to COVID-19, the federal government has announced new liquidity measures to support large businesses. The measures are meant to provide bridge financing through the crisis, and complement existing support programs for businesses, including wage subsidies. The program is

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How, Not When: Ontario’s Framework to Re-Open the Economy

How, Not When: Ontario’s Framework to Re-Open the Economy

Ontario Premier Doug Ford, along with economic ministers Rod Phillips and Vic Fedeli, and Health Minister Christine Elliott presented a three-stage process to guide the way forward in re-opening Ontario’s economy from the COVID-19 shutdown: Stage 1: “Protect and Support”: open select workplaces and allow some small

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Rent Relief and Long-Term Care Challenges Mark End-of-Week COVID-19 Update

Rent Relief and Long-Term Care Challenges Mark End-of-Week COVID-19 Update

As some provincial governments like New Brunswick and Saskatchewan are turning their attention to plans for re-opening their economies, the federal government continues to address the ongoing acute challenges that COVID-19 poses to the economy and the health care system. Rent Relief for Small Businesses The federal

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