Ontario: Increased Oversight of Towing Industry

by Vivek Prabhu

Vice President + Toronto Lead, Public Affairs
June 29, 2020

Ontario: Increased Oversight of Towing Industry

June 29, 2020, Premier Doug Ford, Minister of Transportation Caroline Mulroney, and Solicitor General Sylvia Jones, announced the establishment of a task force to improve provincial oversight of Ontario’s towing industry. The task force will help develop a regulatory model that will increase safety and enforcement, clarify protections for consumers, improve industry standards and consider … Read more

Alberta’s Recovery Plan

Amidst what the Province of Alberta has deemed the Triple Threat, Premier Jason Kenney and Minister of Finance & President of Treasure Travis Toews rolled out Alberta’s Recovery Plan today, with a clear message of attracting business and getting Albertans back to work. Minister Toews began today’s announcement with a roller coaster of financial statistics resulting from … Read more

Ontario Responds to Further Questions on Long-Term Care

June 25, 2020, Premier Doug Ford and Associate Minister of Children and Women’s Issues, Jill Dunlop, announced an investment of more than $13 million to support 43 community-driven and youth-led projects. Premier Ford and Minister Dunlop were joined by Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Christine Elliott. Following this afternoon’s announcement, Premier Ford and Minister … Read more

Ontario Announces Additional Support for Seniors and Provides COVID-19 Update

June 26, 2020, Premier Doug Ford and Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Christine Elliott, announced an additional investment of $4 million for Ontario seniors through the Seniors Community Grant Program. In addition to this afternoon’s announcement, Premier Ford and Minister Elliott provided an update on Ontario’s COVID-19 response and took questions from media. Further … Read more

Ontario Announces Partial Reopening of Windsor-Essex and Unveils Plan to Reduce COVID-19 Spread in the Agri-Food Sector

June 24, 2020, Premier Doug Ford announced that the public health region of Windsor-Essex will be partially allowed to move into stage two of reopening, effective Thursday, June 25 at 12:01 a.m. The areas of Leamington and Kingsville, which contain farms experiencing outbreaks of COVID-19, will remain in stage one. The province is also rolling … Read more

Ontario Releases New Elementary Math Curriculum

June 23, 2020, Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, released Ontario’s new elementary math curriculum, to be implemented for the 2020-21 school year. Premier Ford and Minister Lecce were joined by Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Christine Elliott, Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David Williams, and Chief Coroner for Ontario, … Read more

Toronto and Peel Region to Move into Stage Two of Re-opening on June 24

June 22, 2020, Premier Doug Ford announced that the public health regions of Toronto and Peel will be permitted to move into stage two of economic reopening this Wednesday, June 24, at 12:01 a.m. Premier Ford was joined by Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Christine Elliott; Minister of Finance, Rod Phillips; and Minister of … Read more

Ontario Announces Plan for the Safe Reopening of Schools for the 2020-21 School Year

June 19, 2020, Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, announced Ontario’s plan for the safe resumption of classes for the 2020-21 school year. The plan outlines a number of scenarios which school boards have been asked to prepare for and retains choice for parents who may not feel comfortable sending their children … Read more

The Importance of Being Earnest: Reorienting Brands for Compassionate Communication

The past few weeks have been intense, fast-paced, and emotional. An upswell of justified anger has forced businesses, governments, and individuals alike to reckon with the inhumanity and ugliness of racial injustice. Social media is a modern-day mirror being held up to our faces; we’re seeing in gruesome, excruciating detail how the power structures we’ve … Read more