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News release from Ontario Government. Effective Thursday, January 14, 2021at 12:01 a.m., the government is issuing a stay-at-home order requiring everyone to remain at home with exceptions for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services, for exercise or for essential work. This order and other new and existing public health restrictions are aimed at limiting people’s mobility and reducing the number of daily contacts with those outside
Dr. Miriam Klassen, Medical Officer of Health for Huron and Perth counties, will issue formal instructions to employers to require the use of face coverings in all commercial establishments, effective Friday, July 17. These instructions will require business owners to implement a policy for the use of non-medical masks or face coverings; including the expectation that people entering will wear a face covering. Read the full story here.
March is Fraud Prevention Month (ORILLIA, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch and its Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) partners are launching their annual Fraud Prevention Month campaign. During the month of March, the OPP, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), CAFC and the Competition Bureau of Canada are joining police services across the country to promote public awareness to help prevent all Canadians from becoming victims of fraud.  ┬áThis year, the OPP

“Half Staff” or “Half Mast?”

Posted by Operations Manager on  20 February, 2020
Category: protocol
From The Canadian Senate page: Half-masting on the Peace Tower explained As a sign of sorrow and respect, the Canadian flag is sometimes flown at half-mast. Or is it half-staff? It’s time to settle the debate once and for all!

2020 Ontario Budget consultations

Posted by Operations Manager on  21 January, 2020
Category: Budget, Government
The Ontario Government is asking people from every region of the province for their best advice on how to make life more affordable, invest in critical public services, and balance the budget by 2023 through public consultations for the 2020 Budget. Everyone can participate. Citizens can attend a consultation or submit your ideas by email, mail, or by filling out a survey. Visit to learn how to participate. Budget consultations will close February 11,