I hope you are all doing well and staying healthy.
This morning, the Government of Ontario released a list of all essential workplaces that are exempted from closing by 11:59 PM tonight. You can find the full list here.
The government also confirmed that Ontario’s school closures will extend beyond April 6th, 2020. My office will provide updates as soon as further information is available.
The federal government has recalled Parliament and are currently working to pass emergency legislation that would provide supports to Canadians. You can find information on the supports that are available, including income supports, mortgage default management tools, and supports for business here.
The West Scarborough Community Legal Clinic remains operational by phone and email for those who require assistance. If you have questions about eligibility for service and service areas, please visit http://westscarboroughlegal.ca.
Please contact the following staff for requests for legal assistance:
Piera Savage at firstname.lastname@example.org for housing matters including evictions
Regini David at email@example.com for employment and employment insurance matters and requests for assistance with law reform initiatives
Vanessa Emery at firstname.lastname@example.org for social assistance and other income support matters
For all other questions, please send a message to the general mailbox at email@example.com
You can find the latest public health information online at the following sources:
As the situation evolves, we will continue to provide up to date information when we receive it.
My constituency office remains closed to walk-in visitors for the time being, but we are accessible by phone at 416-281-2787 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org during normal business hours. Please contact us if you require assistance.
My best regards,
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