COVID-19 Update for April 29, 2020 – 1:45pm
Today, Premier Doug Ford announced that the province is further expanding the list of essential workers eligible to receive free emergency child care during the COVID-19 outbreak. According to the announcement, free child care is being expanded to include people who work in the food supply chain, retirement homes, grocery stores and pharmacies, and certain federal employees, including the military.
Since emergency child care was introduced on March 22, almost 100 child care centres have reopened along with 40 Licensed Home Child Care Agencies in communities across the province.
You can read the full announcement from government here.
Meanwhile, the Premier said he was encouraged after Ontario reported its lowest single-day increase in new COVID-19 cases in more than three weeks – painting a more promising picture for the province.
If you have any questions about this update, please let us know.
We hope you are finding these COVID-19 updates useful. In addition to trying to keep on top of the fast-changing situation, Enterprise is also working to support local charities during these challenging times. If you are able, your contributions to this effort would be deeply appreciated.
To donate, please click on the organization below:
- Toronto – Food Banks Canada
- Thunder Bay – Food Banks North West
- Hamilton/Niagara – Hamilton Food Share
- Alberta – Hope Mission
Stay safe. Stay healthy.
The Enterprise Team