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Ontario’s Enhanced COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate

Posted on Thursday, October 14, 2021 03:46 PM

Details on Ontario’s Enhanced COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate   

Ontario is currently in the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. To curb the spread of the Delta variant and keep businesses open, the Government of Ontario is introducing an enhanced COVID-19 vaccine certificate system. 

Starting September 22, Ontarians will need to be fully vaccinated (2 doses plus 14 days) and provide proof of vaccination along with photo ID to access higher-risk indoor public...

‘Safe’ stamp not a hit with all residents or business owners

Posted on Thursday, August 26, 2021 02:17 PM

by Justyne Edgell, The Uxbridge Cosmos Thursday July 29, 2021 issue

A little green stamp, meant to promote consumer confidence while society gradually eases back to pre-pandemic life, has some Uxbridge residents and business owners worried that it will help some and hinder others.

The Safe Travels Stamp is an international symbol that was created by the World Travel & Tourism Council, and is being distributed in Canada through the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO). The Safe...

Join the Shop Durham Region online marketplace for free

Posted on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 03:13 PM

The Shop Durham Region (SDR) online marketplace launched in January 2021. This e-marketplace allows shoppers to purchase products from multiple Durham-based businesses offering contactless pickup, or free local delivery where available, in a single transaction. Whether a business has an existing online shop or is brand new to ecommerce, they can easily add up to 75 products to the marketplace and get discovered by new customers looking to support local. Completely free to join, the marketplace allows...

Ontario Keeping Workers Safe As Province Reopens

Posted on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 03:06 PM

Free health and safety training now available for small businesses

July 15, 2021 - The Ontario government is investing $10.5 million to provide up to 60,000 small businesses across the province with free health and safety training over the next three years. The new Small Business Health and Safety Training Program will improve health and safety awareness to help prevent illnesses and injures by training health and safety representatives of small businesses on how to keep workers safe in the retail,...

Restoration Work Begins On Library Clock Tower

Posted on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 02:08 PM

One of the Township of Uxbridge’s most cherished buildings is getting a facelift and structural repairs, resulting in some of the masonry and brickwork being restored, the decorative woodwork to be refinished and the wooden louvres replaced. On the interior of the circa-1887 tower, workers will install framing and bracing, improve access platforms and install a permanent access ladder. Scaffolding erected at the library will enable the crews to perform the work safely.

The project will cost approximately...

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