Ontario Extends School and Child Care Closures

by Vivek Prabhu

Vice President + Toronto Lead, Public Affairs
March 31, 2020

Ontario Doubles Investment for Subsidized Delivery Services to Seniors

On March 30 2020, Premier Doug Ford announced that the Ontario government is investing $10 million to help community organizations with the coordination of subsidized delivery services to seniors. Today’s announcement doubles the $5 million originally set aside for this purpose in last week’s provincial fiscal update. Premier Ford was joined by Deputy Premier and … Read more

Will Stewart joins Hill+Knowlton Strategies as Senior Vice President and Energy + Industrials Lead

Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) is pleased to announce the addition of Will Stewart as Senior Vice President and National Energy + Industrials Sector Lead. In this role, he will support significant national files and a bi-coastal integrated team of public relations and public affairs consultants. “Given his deep sector expertise and experience across public affairs, corporate … Read more

Ontario Government Issues Province-Wide Emergency Alert

On March 27, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EST, the Ontario government issued a province-wide emergency alert to travelers returning to Ontario. Earlier in the afternoon, Premier Doug Ford held a press conference to announce the government’s decision to issue the alert. Premier Ford was joined by Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliott; Minister … Read more

Ontario Announces Harsh Penalties for Price Gouging

On March 28, 2020 Premier Doug Ford announced that the Ontario government has approved an emergency order which will drastically increase penalties for individuals and businesses that raise prices significantly on the necessary goods Ontarians need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Premier Ford was jointed by Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliott and Minister … Read more

Expanding COVID-19 Testing Capacity in Ontario

On March 26, 2020, Ontario Premier Doug Ford held a press conference to update the public on the Ontario government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, outlining Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19, released yesterday. Premier Ford was joined by Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliott and Minister of Finance Rod Phillips. Throughout the … Read more

Video | COVID-19 Intel Series: Marketing in a Crisis

https://vimeo.com/401049757 Business continuity is vital now more than ever, however we know marketing in a crisis is complex and highly nuanced. How companies act during times of uncertainly can have a tangible impact on how they recover as we move toward the “new normal” post-COVID-19. To help you better understand the consumer landscape during this … Read more