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Covid-19 - Update #76

MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT UPDATES

Special Committee of the Whole Meeting - There will be a special Committee of the Whole meeting at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 4th. The meeting will include a closed session so that Council can receive an education session on By-law operations. The agenda is available on the Town’s website.

Central Bridge and Bridge Street Reconstruction Q&A – Tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m., Dave Young, Director of Public Works and Kate Murray, BIA Coordinator, will be providing information via Zoom regarding the upcoming construction project. The discussion will be streamed to the Town’s Facebook page


FEDERAL GOVERNMENT UPDATES

Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau, announced he is expanding the requirements for the use of face coverings by workers and others involved in the transportation system, to reduce the risk of COVID-19.


PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT UPDATES

The Province of Ontario is extending the provincial Declaration of Emergency to June 30. The decision supports the government's efforts to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak and protect the health and safety of Ontarians as the province reopens in a measured and responsible way.

The Ontario government is celebrating local agri-food heroes who have stepped up to ensure the province's food supply chain remains strong during the COVID-19 outbreak.

As Ontario safely and gradually begins to reopen, the provincial government is investing $150 million in reliable broadband and cellular service. This funding will help create even more economic and educational opportunities in rural, remote and underserved areas of the province.