COVID-19 Updates

#ONelxn2022 Series: The No-Narrative Election: The Impact of COVID on Campaign Communications
April 11, 2022
In the latest piece in our #ONelxnseries, Vice President of Digital Fraser Lockerbie breaks down how two years of the pandemic have affected how parties are communicating with voters this election.
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Ontario Releases Plan for Lifting COVID-19 Public Health Measures
October 22, 2021
This afternoon, Premier Ford and the Ontario government announced the plan for a gradual, cautious and incremental approach to reopening Ontario over the next six months. This planned re-opening will take place in several steps, beginning with the removal of capacity limits in most places where proof of vaccination is required on Monday (October 25).
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Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Make Significant Announcements on Vaccines and COVID Supports
October 21, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland were at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa this morning to make a series of significant announcements ahead of the announcement of the new Cabinet on October 26th.
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Ontario Launches Requirement for Proof of Vaccination
September 1, 2021
This afternoon, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced his government’s plan for vaccine certification to access select settings starting September 22, 2021.
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Ontario Government Announces Move to Step Three of Roadmap to Reopen
July 9, 2021
The Ontario Government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Ontario, announced today that Ontario will move to Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen at 12:01 a.m. on Friday July 16, 2021. With this move, the Ontario government is striking a balance between the 21 days previously announced between the sequential stages of the Roadmap, better than expected vaccination rates and continuous improvements to other key health indicators, and pressure to reopen the economy more fully.
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Federal Government Eases Border Measures for Fully Vaccinated Canadians, Business Travelers
June 22, 2021
Health Minister Patty Hajdu and Public Safety Minister Bill Blair outlined in a press conference yesterday that beginning on July 5, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EDT, fully vaccinated travelers who are permitted to enter Canada under the existing regulations will not be required to quarantine or take a COVID-19 test on day 8.
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