COVID-19: Provincewide Emergency Brake

Today, the Government of Ontario announced that it would be imposing a provincewide “emergency brake“, effective 12:01 am on Saturday, April 3, 2021. The “emergency brake” will be in effect for at least four weeks (May 1, 2021), during which time the province’s COVID-19 Response Framework will be paused. The measures under the provincewide emergency…

Letter to Premier Doug Ford re Responsible Business Protocol

March 19, 2021 The Honourable Doug FordPremier of Ontario Queen’s Park,Toronto, Ontario,M7A 1A2 Dear Premier Ford, Re: Reform of COVID-19 Operating Restrictions Framework: A Responsible Business Protocol We appreciate the responsiveness of your government in combatting this pandemic and your understanding of the damaging toll it is taking on Ontario’s business community. Forecasts of rising…

COVID-19: Province Moves Sudbury To “Grey-Lockdown”

Today, the Government of Ontario announced that it is activating an “emergency brake” and is transitioning Public Health Sudbury & Districts from its current “Red-Control” level to the “Grey-Lockdown” level in its COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework. The new regional classification comes into effect on Friday, March 12, 2021 at 12:01 am.  Public health measures under…

COVID-19: PHSD Introduces Additional Measures

In addition to the existing measures under the Red-Control level of the COVID-19 response framework, Public Health Sudbury and Districts is introducing new measures to curb the rise in COVID-19 cases. PHSD has issued two formal Letters of Instruction under the Reopening of Ontario Act to all food premises and sports and recreation facilities. The new…

COVID-19: Province Moves Sudbury to “Red-Control”

Today, the Government of Ontario announced that it would transition Public Health Sudbury & Districts to from its current Orange-Restrict level to the “Red-Control” level in its COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open. The new regional classification comes into effect as of Monday, March 8, 2021 at 12:01 am.  Learn more about what restrictions and…

COVID-19: PHSD Updates COVID School Protocols

On February 22, Public Health Sudbury and Districts and local school boards issued a joint letter to parents and families of students to share new and updated protocols for COVID-19 screening. Effective February 19, 2021, students and children with any new or worsening symptoms of COVID-19, even those with only one symptom, are required to stay home. A…

Letter to Premier Doug Ford RE: Northern Ontario Business Concerns During the Second Wave of COVID-19

February 02, 2021 The Honourable Doug FordPremier of OntarioRoom 281, Legislative Building, Queen’s ParkToronto, ON M7A 1A1premier@ontario.ca RE: Northern Ontario Business Concerns During the Second Wave of COVID-19 Dear Premier Ford, We are writing to you on behalf of the membership of the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerceto share our concerns and priorities during the…