Sunday, September 19, 2021

Queen's Park News

As the province continues to respond to the fourth wave of the pandemic driven by the highly transmissible Delta variant, the government is further protecting Ontarians through continued actions that encourage every eligible person to get vaccinated and help stop the spread of COVID-19. This week the government released the regulations and guidance for businesses and organizations to support them in implementing proof of vaccination requirements, which take effect on September 22, 2021. Requiring proof of vaccination will help increase...
Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker has announced that five local projects will receive up to $447,786 in funding through Ontario’s Rural Economic Development (RED) program. These are five of the more than 60 projects the Ontario government is supporting to help diversify local economies, retain skilled workers and create jobs in communities like Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound. The Province is committing a total of $5 million in cost-share funding in this latest intake of the RED program.  Local projects receiving funding are: Town...

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