COVID-19 news

COVID-19 News

Ontario passes Employment Standards Amendment Act (Infectious Disease Emergencies), 2020

From the Ontario Government - The Ontario Legislature has passed the Employment Standards Amendment Act (Infectious Disease Emergencies), 2020 to provide job-protected leave to employees in isolation or quarantine due to COVID-19, or those who need to be away from work to care for children because of school or day care closures or to care for other relatives.

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre warning the public about COVID-19 fraud and scams

From The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre - As COVID-19 continues to spread globally, watch out for associated scams. Fraudsters want to profit from consumers' fears, uncertainties and misinformation. Fraudsters are exploiting the crisis to facilitate fraud and cyber crime.

Read more at: https://antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/features-vedette/2020/covid-19-eng.htm

Canadian Government releases COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

From the Government of Canada - 

On March 18, 2020, the Prime Minister announced a new set of economic measures to help stabilize the economy during this challenging period. These measures, delivered as part of the Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, will provide up to $27 billion in direct support to Canadian workers and businesses.

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