Auditor general highlights Ontario’s ‘confusing,’ indirect communications on COVID-19 in new report

As part of an in-depth look at the Ontario government‘s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, provincial auditor general Bonnie Lysyk says local officials and entities were impacted by “confus[ing]” messaging … Read More

Coronavirus: Ontario classifies municipalities in new, more targeted COVID-19 category system

The Ontario government unveiled its new plan of proposed measures for the province’s municipalities on Tuesday, in the wake of calls for more fair and targeted shutdowns and/or restrictions amid … Read More

Ontario, Toronto seemingly at odds on how to tackle COVID-19 surge in the city

TORONTO — Ontario and its largest city appeared at odds Wednesday on how to tackle a spike in COVID-19 in Toronto that local health officials warned could quickly surpass the … Read More

Ontario MPP puts forward bill to make Daylight Saving Time standard time

An Ontario MPP has put forth a bill that would essentially make Daylight Saving Time standard time, ending the practice of changing clocks back and forth by an hour twice a year. … Read More

Ford accuses feds of failing to enforce quarantine orders in Ontario

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 10, 2020 10:32 am     Updated September 10, 2020 10:35 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Ontario government releases guidelines for dealing with COVID-19 outbreaks in schools

The Ontario government has released guidelines on how to monitor and deal with COVID-19 positive cases or outbreaks that may occur in schools as students and staff prepare to head … Read More

Toronto, Peel Region move into Stage 3 of reopening on Friday

The Ontario government says Toronto and Peel Region can finally move into Stage 3 of the province’s reopening plan starting Friday, July 31, at 12:01 a.m. In a press release … Read More

Ontario health minister seen at LCBO while reportedly waiting for coronavirus test results

Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott was seen shopping at an LCBO store while reportedly waiting for her coronavirus test results, but at a press conference Thursday, she said she was … Read More

Ontario’s COVID-19 recovery plan doesn’t have dates — but that’s not a bad thing, experts say

The Ontario government on Monday was the latest province to outline its COVID-19 economic recovery plan, but when compared to other provinces’ plans released last week, Ontario’s was starkly different … Read More

Coronavirus: Ontario government orders shutdown of all outdoor recreation amenities

The Ontario government has ordered the shutdown of all outdoor recreation amenities in the province as part of its response to the coronavirus pandemic. The order is part of the … Read More

Coronavirus: Ontario government unveils $17B aid package in response to COVID-19

The Ontario government has unveiled a $17-billion aid package aimed at helping residents, businesses and the health care sector in response to the worsening coronavirus pandemic. Finance Minister Rod Phillips … Read More

Ontario government set to unveil major fiscal update in response to coronavirus outbreak

The Ontario government is set to unveil how it will spend billions in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Finance Minister Rod Phillips is scheduled to deliver the province’s economic and … Read More

Coronavirus: Ontario’s DriveTest Centres closing due to COVID-19 outbreak

Posted March 22, 2020 7:39 pm Updated March 22, 2020 7:41 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Ontario government has … Read More

Coronavirus: Ontario stockpiled 55 million N95 masks after SARS, officials checking usability

The Government of Ontario has confirmed to Global News they are looking at using expired medical supplies to deal with the growing coronavirus outbreak in the province. Approximately 55 million … Read More

Close daycares, bars, restaurants, and churches amid pandemic: Ontario government

The Ontario government is expanding its call for closures in the province amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. In a statement sent out Monday evening, Premier Doug Ford and Health Minister … Read More