#ontario-government

New website aims to help Ontarians by listing businesses that require proof of vaccination | CBC News
A new website aims to help Ontarians safely navigate the rest of the COVID-19 pandemic by providing them with a list of businesses that have fully vaccinated staff or require customers to show proof of vaccination.
Ontario proposing changes to how police handle active attacker scenarios | CBC News
The Ontario government is proposing changes to the way police prepare for and manage "active attacker scenarios," including better equipping patrol officers, planning for coordinated responses and a post-incident report that includes specific details, analysis and areas for improvement.
Ontario sees 143 new COVID-19 cases, vaccinations down from last week | CBC News
Ontario reported 143 new cases of COVID-19 and 10 more deaths linked to the illness on Thursday, while total vaccinations fell by more than 100,000 from the same day last week.
Ontario lifting further COVID-19 restrictions next Friday, allowing for larger gatherings: Sources | CBC News
The Ontario government plans on further lifting COVID-19 restrictions on July 16, allowing for larger indoor and outdoor gatherings, CBC News has confirmed.
Ontario spending $32.7M to combat addictions as opioid crisis continues | CBC News
The Ontario government announced Wednesday it will spend $32.7 million to support those with addictions, with some $6.9 million of that going to help those who are using opioids.
Ontario supporting 2 summer programs to combat antisemitism in schools | CBC News
The Ontario government is investing in two summer programs to help address antisemitism in schools.
Ontario should spur local travel with points card, ads, tourism task force says | CBC News
Ontario can jumpstart its flagging tourism sector by incentivizing travel with discount cards and ad campaigns, a government task force recommended Wednesday.
Indigenous artist uses painting to heal from residential school trauma | CBC News
For Indigenous artist Freddy Taylor, 76, painting has brought purpose back into his life, giving him a way to heal from the trauma he experienced as a child while attending an Indian residential school in Ontario for 10 years.
What is the notwithstanding clause? An explainer on the rarely used provision | CBC News
The Ontario government has used the notwithstanding clause to restore parts of the Election Finances Act that had been declared unconstitutional.
Opioid overdose crisis has dramatically worsened during COVID-19 pandemic, report says | CBC News
A new report from Toronto Public Health calls on the federal government to decriminalize drugs as a way to tackle a worsening opioid overdose crisis in Canada's largest city.