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New Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit,

The Government of Canada is proposing to introduce legislation for the new Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit, which would provide income support to workers whose employment is interrupted by specific government-imposed public health lockdown scenarios and who are unable to work due…

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Updated Dates for Reopening Fund for Heritage Organizations

Reopening Fund for Heritage Organizations **Please disregard this reminder if you have already submitted an application** The deadline for the Reopening Fund for Heritage Organizations under the Museums Assistance Program (MAP) has now been extended until NOVEMBER 29! This funding will help heritage…

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Vaccine Certificate QR Codes Available for Download

Vaccine Certificate QR Codes Available for Download Ontario’s enhanced vaccine certificate with scannable QR code will be available for all vaccinated Ontarians to download. You can also call the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900 to have the enhanced vaccine…

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Ontario Capacity Limits in Select Settings

Ontario Cautiously Lifting Capacity Limits in Select Settings In keeping with the government’s cautious approach, effective Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 12:01 a.m., capacity limits will be lifted to allow 100 percent capacity in the following settings: Concert venues, theatres…

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