From the City of Toronto – From the City of Toronto – Use these printable information cards and posters to help the City share messages about how to stay safe during COVID-19.
Read more at: https://www.toronto.ca/home/covid-19/covid-19-how-you-can-help/covid-19-spread-the-word/
When the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) was first introduced, the government accepted most applications without checking to make sure that people were eligible. Now they’re planning to do this.
If someone got the CERB when they should not have, the government says that they’ll have to pay it back.
COVID-19: Updates on the law and legal services
CLEO has updated information about the courts during the COVID-19 situation.
From the Government of Ontario – Today, the Ontario government introduced proposed legislation that, if passed, would give the province the necessary flexibility to address the ongoing risks and effects of the COVID-19 outbreak. The proposed legislation is part of the government’s plan for the continued safe and gradual reopening of the province once the declaration of emergency ends.
From The Toronto Star – Premier Doug Ford is moving to extend the Progressive Conservative government’s COVID-19 emergency powers past the province’s state of emergency, which expires next week.
The Canadian Press first reported that Solicitor General Sylvia Jones will introduce the potentially controversial legislation on Tuesday.
“It allows us to transition away from the declaration of emergency,
From the Ontario Court of Justice – This Notice provides a further update regarding court operations in the Ontario Court of Justice, relating to (i) criminal case management appearances; and (ii) setting criminal trial and preliminary inquiry dates.
The Ministry of the Attorney General, which is responsible for courts administration and courthouse facilities,
From CBC News – Toronto’s city council has voted to make non-medical masks and face coverings mandatory in indoor public spaces to help limit the spread of the coronavirus.
“It is about respecting and protecting each other,” Mayor John Tory said at a morning news conference, adding that it will be a key element to reopening the city safely.
From The Lawyer’s Daily – Starting July 6, Ontario will resume in-person proceedings at 56 Superior Court of Justice (SCJ) courtrooms in the first phase of its province-wide reopening.
The specific court locations are detailed in a June 25 Notice to the Profession, Litigants, Accused, Media and Members of the Public.
From iPolitics – Slowly but surely, courtrooms in Canada are starting to reopen to the public. But, don’t expect judicial proceedings to get back to normal anytime soon.
Starting today, the registry counters for the Federal Court are reopening, though with limited staff, which will only accept filings for paper copies of confidential documents.
CLEO has added new information about the law and legal services during the COVID-19 situation.
Employment and Work:
Can my employer lay me off permanently because of COVID-19?
How does constructive dismissal work during COVID-19?
Now that daycares can re-open, can my employer force me to return to work?