Press Releases

Ontario Extending Validation Periods for Driver, Vehicle and Carrier Products, Services and Health Cards

New Measures and Regulations Will Reduce In-person Visits to Help Contain Spread of COVID-19

NEWS

March 19, 2020

Ontario Protecting Critical Front-Line Justice Services in Response to COVID-19

NEWS

March 19, 2020

Ontario Enacts Declaration of Emergency to Protect the Public

Premier Ford Announces Job Protection for Workers

Premier Ford Announces Job Protection for Workers during the COVID-19 Situation

Social Services Sector's Response to COVID-19

Province Expanding Telehealth Ontario Resources

Statement from Minister Elliott and Minister Yurek Related to Ontario Parks Operations in Response to COVID-19

NEWS

March 15, 2020

TORONTO — Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks issued the following statement related to Ontario Parks operations in response to COVID-19:

Ontario Hospitals Asked to Take a Planned Approach to Ramping Down Elective Surgeries

Actions aimed at preserving capacity as cases of COVID-19 continue to grow

NEWS
March 15, 2020
TORONTO — Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, released the following statement on elective surgeries and other non-emergent clinical activity:

All Ontario Casinos to Temporarily Close

Statement from Minister Elliott and Solicitor General Jones regarding Ontario's adult correctional facilities in response to COVID-19

NEWS

March 13, 2020

TORONTO — Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General, issued the following statement regarding operational changes to Ontario's adult correctional facilities as a precautionary response to COVID-19:

Statement from Minister Elliott and Minister Hardeman related to grocery buying habits and COVID-19 in Ontario

NEWS

March 14, 2020

TORONTO — Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, issued the following statement related to grocery buying habits and COVID-19 in Ontario:

Statement from Minister Elliott and Minister Romano on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)