Feds lay down new rules for vaccinated travellers

 BY SURJIT SINGH FLORA Travellers entering Canada may be able to breathe a sigh of relief, as new rules will allow fully vaccinated travellers to “skip the line” when entering the country. The federal government announced Monday that fully vaccinated travellers entering from the U.S. will be...

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Vaccine passports not on the table, says Ford

Vaccine passports aren’t on the table for now, said Premier Doug Ford. The Premier, speaking at a press conference late last week, said that while Ontario continues to reopen, the issue of a “vaccine passport” is one that has not been officially mandated by the province. While the province issues a...

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Affordable housing gets federal boost in Brampton

BY SURJIT SINGH FLORA The federal government announced plans Monday to make a dent in the affordable housing backlog in Brampton with funding for a new project in Mount Pleasant Village. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Families, Children and Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen and local MPPs...

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Slow Streets Roll Out in Mississauga Neighbourhoods

With COVID-19 public health protocols still in place this summer, the City of Mississauga announced last week that it has decided to move forward with expanding its Slow Streets initiative, piloted as Quiet Streets in 2020, in all City wards. Slow Streets have rolled out in neighbourhoods...

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