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Ontario Provides Details on Phase Two COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution Plan
March 5, 2021
This afternoon, Premier Doug Ford, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Solicitor General Sylvia Jones and General Rick Hillier (retired), Chair of the COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force, provided the much-anticipated details for vaccine rollout to more Ontarians.
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Government of Ontario Introduces Enabling Legislation for Rural Broadband Expansion
March 4, 2021
Today, Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure, Hon. Laurie Scott introduced enabling legislation, Bill #257 – “Building Broadband Faster Act, 2021,” aimed at better supporting the timely expansion of needed broadband infrastructure within unserved and underserved rural Ontario communities.
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Minister McKenna Announces $2.75 Billion Fund to Electrify Transit Systems
March 4, 2021
Today, Minister of Infrastructure & Communities Catherine McKenna announced a $2.75 billion fund for electric bus infrastructure over the next five years. Funding will be provided through Infrastructure Canada to support the purchase of zero-emission public transit and school buses and can be accessed as early as 2021.
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Federal Government Announces Extension of COVID-19 Emergency Benefits
March 3, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland announced an extension of COVID-19 emergency economic benefits through June 5, 2021.
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Chris Benedetti and Jamie Besner Acquire Ownership of Sussex Strategy Group
March 2, 2021
Sussex Strategy Group Inc. (Sussex) is pleased to announce that Chris Benedetti and Jamie Besner, two of Canada’s leading public affairs practitioners, have acquired full ownership of the firm.
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