COVID-19 testing opens up
Strategy Expands Testing for General Public, Frontline Workers, First Responders and Workplaces
As the province carefully and gradually reopens the economy, the Ontario government is implementing the next phase of its COVID-19 testing strategy to detect and quickly stop the spread of the virus. Testing will now be available to more people in more locations across the province.
Today, Premier Doug Ford and Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, released the next phase of the province's COVID-19 testing plan, Protecting Ontarians Through Enhanced Testing, which
May 29, 2020
Belleville Chamber AGM
The Annual General Meeting for the Belleville Chamber of Commerce was held virtually on Wednesday, May 27 at noon.
President Greg Sudds chaired the meeting, with CEO Jill Raycroft presenting the annual report, for the Chamber; 2nd Vice President Anthony Callaghan presenting his report on membership and Past President Jon Tuer presenting the financial report and statements.
Amendments to the by-laws were also approved.
A video recording of the virtual meeting is found below.
May 27, 2020
Survey from Stats Canada explores impact of COVID-19
Impacts of COVID-19 on Canadians – Trust in Others:
Share your perspective.
You will find below an invitation from Statistics Canada to participate in a crowdsourcing collection initiative on Canadians’ trust in others during the COVID-19 pandemic. We encourage everyone to take part. The data you provide will be helpful for making future plans.
Data is being collected on Canadians’ trust in others during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Your participation is important: Your voice matters
Tell us how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted your level of trust in government, in
May 27, 2020
Belleville Transit offers modified service
This Monday (June 1) Belleville Transit will begin the gradual move towards the restoration of transit services in the city. With the increase in businesses opening and need for more employees to get to work on the rise, Belleville Transit is launching a limited fixed-route weekday service schedule to allow for increased transit capacity during peak hours.
This first phase will begin with the following routes effective Monday:
Route 1 – Hourly service on the half hour from 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (last bus leaves the terminal at 6:30 p.m.)
Route 2 – Hourly
May 26, 2020
Parking permits and bus passes extended
The City of Belleville will continue to extend residents’ March parking and bus passes until the end of June.
Those with March parking permits and transit passes may continue to use these passes through until the end of June at which time the situation will be assessed and further action determined.
“By extending parking and transit passes we are trying to reduce the stress of current conditions for our residents,” said Mayor Mitch Panciuk. ““We’re counting on residents to follow the precautions transit has implemented for your safety and that of the drivers, and to
May 26, 2020