Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
unveiled a sweeping economic aid package to help Canadians impacted by the new coronavirus pandemic
, including direct financial support for workers who wouldn’t ordinarily qualify for employment insurance benefits.
Ontario Extending Validation Periods for Driver, Vehicle and Carrier Products, Services and Health Cards
As part of the province’s enhanced measures, the Ministry of Transportation and Ministry of Health, in cooperation with the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services and ServiceOntario, is extending the validity period of driving products, services and health cards. These changes reduce the need for in-person visits to ServiceOntario, International Registration Plan offices and DriveTest centres during the COVID-19 outbreak, helping to promote social distancing and contain the spread of the virus.
Ontario Protecting Critical Front-Line Justice Services in Response to COVID-19
“The health and well-being of Ontarians is our government’s number one priority. This commitment extends across the vast network of justice partners and individuals who interact with the justice system on a daily basis.
Corporate Statement re: COVID-19
The Law Society of Ontario is supporting public health recommendations to reduce the spread of COVID-19. We have implemented a work at home plan for all employees through to Friday, April 3, at which time we will assess the situation.
We remain available to assist you as best we can. Our general phone line remains open at 416-947-3315, or you can contact us by email at email@example.com. Our response times may be slower than usual but we appreciate your patience.
How COVID-19 is changing virtual medical assessments
“COVID-19 has brought this up to the surface in terms of how technology can be used for convenience, and for ensuring the insurance industry and claimants are getting the benefits they deserve,” said Gloria Rajkumar, CEO of SIMAC Medical Assessment Centre in Richmond Hill, Ont. “We’re living in a time of technology. We should be utilizing technology to the best of our advantages and for less exposure.”
What Intact is doing during COVID-19
“We are taking steps as needed to keep our people safe and make sure that everyone has all the information they need,” an Intact spokesperson wrote in an email. “We have a dedicated team monitoring this rapidly changing situation closely, as our priorities are the well-being of our employees and to be there for customers and brokers when they need us.”