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Vaccine eligibility expands to 50+ Vaccine eligibility expands to 50+ With the arrival of increased vaccine deliveries from the federal government starting this week, the Ontario government is further expanding its COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan with the launch of mobile vaccine units for small to medium-sized businesses in hot spot communities. These mobile units will begin offering vaccinations in Toronto, York and Peel at select businesses that have employees who cannot work from home and have a history or risk of outbreaks. Each public health unit will determine the small to medium-sized businesses where mobile units will be deployed.
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It's Mental Health Week Time to #GetReal about how you feel. These are times of extreme anxiety and isolation, so feeling worried and lonely just makes sense. Good mental health doesn’t mean feeling happy all the time.  A mentally healthy life includes the full range of human emotions - even the uncomfortable ones like sadness, fear and anger. This is the 70th Annual CMHA Mental Health Week. Let’s name, express and deal with our emotions— even the uncomfortable ones. Because heavy feelings lighten when you put them into words. Embrace all of your emotions—whether they feel good or
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More funding for small business More Funding for Small Businesses – Two Grants Available The Small Business Centre (SBC) will once again be releasing the annual Starter Company Plus grant. SBC will also be releasing a new Digital Marketing Enhancement grant available to any business that can demonstrate rural resilience through the current COVID pandemic. Applications are ready and available for all small businesses to apply as of May 5, 2021. “Any business can apply to both grants, but they can only receive one. We can help each business determine their greatest needs and guide them to the best grant for them.”,
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Ontario providing three paid sick days Province to reimburse employers for up to three paid leave days related to COVID-19 for every employee. While Ontario government continues to work with the federal government to further support vulnerable workers by doubling payments made through the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) program, the province will introduce legislation that, if passed, will offer up to three paid sick days per employee. On Thursday, April 29, 2021, Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, will introduce legislation that would, if passed, require
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Positions open on City committees Belleville City Council relies on the services of numerous committees and boards to assist with the decision making process. City Council wishes to ensure that its boards, committees and special committees reflect the diverse nature of Belleville’s population and invites all property owners and/or residents and tenants to consider this opportunity.  Council may give preference to applicants that reflect the demographic distribution of the City with particular consideration for; members of the public who identify as female or non-binary, or representative of other elements of diversity
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Other News
Changes proposed to support patient-centred care
Meet Keri and Lara from Countryside Business Services
Happy Earth Day
Premier Ford offers apology for wrong decisions
Analysis of the Federal Budget
Deadline to apply for festival/event grants extended
AstraZeneca available to 40+ at eight local pharmacies
Amendments to Stay-At- Home Order
Stay-at-home order extended with toughter restrictions
Belleville Named #4 on Maclean’s ‘Canada’s Best Communities to Live’ List

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