Health officials support proof of vaccination

September 8, 2021   ·   0 Comments

Ontario residents will have to show proof of vaccination if they want to enter certain facilities. As of Sept. 22, Ontarians will have to provide proof to enter sports venues, bars, restaurants and other indoor facilities. The provincial government made the move to confront the Delta-driven fourth wave of COVID-19. It’s a very responsive, data-driven move, according to Dr. Kieran Moore, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health

Province boosts Schomberg revitalization

The Province has stepped up and is supporting economic development in King. King-Vaughan MPP Stephen Lecce announced last week that the Schomberg Downtown Revitalization Strategy will receive up to $69,702 in funding through Ontario’s Rural Economic Development (RED) program. The Schomberg Downtown Revitalization Strategy will attract investments, businesses, and local partners that will diversify the local economy, bring jobs into the community, and provide easier access to services for local residents.

O’Toole pledges to eliminate animal abuse

A federal Conservative government will curb all forms of animal abuse, according to Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives. Using King’s renowned Dog Tales Animal Sanctuary and Rescue facility as a backdrop, O’Toole said his government plans to ban puppy mills, end abuse and violence against animals, and protect the humans who care for them.

Youth encouraged to get vaccine; myths dispelled

Apprehension and “urban legends” may be hindering younger people from stepping up and getting the COVID-19 vaccination. York Public Health is encouraging everyone to opt-in to the vaccination campaign.

King begins phased re-opening of facilities

King Township is re-opening more of its facilities and amenities this week and offering more Township services available for in-person appointments. “Township staff are always reviewing when and how to safely re-open amenities or continue programming under public health guidelines. As we re-open, the Township is taking every precaution to ensure the safety and protection of our community and staff,” said Mayor Steve Pellegrini.

Mayor extends heartfelt thanks to clinic workers

A huge team effort led to the success of the COVID-19 vaccination, held at the Trisan Centre in Schomberg. In its months of operation, the centre staff administered thousands of shots. The highest one-day total was estimated at 1,787. The clinic was boosted by Township staff, members of King Fire and Emergency services, and a large contingent of local volunteers. Mayor Steve Pellegrini made regular visits to the clinic to offer his support.

Province ensures safe return to school

Getting kids back in the classroom this September is the priority. And the provincial government is ensuring it will be a safe, “more normal” transition to in-class learning. Education Minister and King-Vaughan MPP Stephen Lecce said they’ve done their due diligence and have followed health advice all through the pandemic. Medical experts agree that getting students back to school, and opening up extra-curricular activities is the best approach.

MPP Lecce lauds funding to expand internet access to King Township families

Stephen Lecce, MPP for King-Vaughan announced the Ontario government is investing up to $600,000 to expand access to high-speed internet in King Township. This investment ...

Canada invests $9 million for nature conservation across southern Ontario

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Mosquitoes in York Region test positive for West Nile virus

The Regional Municipality of York monitors West Nile virus activity by setting mosquito traps and testing for West Nile virus. To date, one mosquito trap ...

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