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COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on Ontario nonprofits and charities, with one in five organizations expecting to close within six months, more than 30 per cent laying off staff and more than half losing volunteers.
The amount of clean electricity wasted in Ontario is expected to increase significantly this year as a result of the changes in energy consumption brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the association representing the province's engineers.
TORONTO - Ontario is reporting 132 new cases of COVID-19 in the province today, with the bulk of the new diagnoses concentrated in the Greater Toronto Area.
Health Minister Christine Elliott tweeted that the city itself recorded 31 new cases, with neighbouring Peel region reporting 45.
TORONTO–An escalating conflict between Premier Doug Ford’s government and four major teachers’ unions is headed to the province’s labour board as the unions allege Ontaro’s school reopening plan violates its own workplace safety laws.
OTTAWA–An Ottawa-based consulting firm with a history of reviewing allegations of workplace harassment on Parliament Hill is being tasked to do so again at Rideau Hall.
The Privy Council Office says it has hired Quintet Consulting Corp. to conduct a third-party investigation into allegations of a toxic work environment at the office of Gov. Gen. Julie Payette.
BRAMPTON, Ont.–The Ontario government unveiled two new programs on Monday as part of a province-wide crackdown on sex trafficking.
Provincial cabinet members said at a news conference that the initiatives will address the growing rate of the sex trade industry and teach children how to recognize the signs if they are ever targeted by a trafficker.
Positive COVID-19 tests at two Calgary-area schools have derailed the start of the year for some, while in northern Alberta an entire school division has chosen to delay return to classes.
Meadows Ridge School in Okotoks, south of Calgary, did not open as planned today after a staff member was diagnosed with COVID-19.
VANCOUVER - Marine mammal rescue groups and federal fisheries officials are not sure how much fishing gear three entangled humpback whales seen in the waters off the coast of British Columbia are still carrying, leaving experts worried.
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government has signed agreements with two more American suppliers to reserve millions of doses of their experimental COVID-19 vaccines for Canadians.
Deals are now in place for Canada to get access to vaccines being tested by both Johnson & Johnson and Novovax.