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Ontario releases list of essential workplaces that can remain open amid COVID-19 outbreak

From CBC News  - Workplaces that have been deemed "non-essential" or "at-risk" have until the end of Tuesday to close up shop.

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has ordered all non-essential stores and services to close at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Read more at: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-list-essential-businesses-1.5507687?__vfz=medium%3Dsharebar

Court of Appeal for Ontario goes digital in response to COVID-19

From the Court of Appeal for Ontario - Effective March 23, 2020 and until further notice, public counter services will be closed. All filings can be mailed, sent via email to coa.e-file@ontario.ca or dropped off outside the Intake Office. For more information on new procedures for filing, visit: https://www.ontariocourts.ca/coa/en/info/filing.htm
 

Here's what's available to help Ontario renters through COVID-19 (CBC News)

From the CBC - In Toronto, a city where 47 per cent of people rent, many are wondering what to do when April 1 arrives and their rent is due.

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $82 billion in aid for families and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Homeowners were given the option to defer their mortgages for up to six months.

But because they don't pay a few large corporations in the same way homeowners pay a few banks, renters don't have a similar option.