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Municipal Notices

COVID-19 UPDATE FROM DR. JANET DEMILLE, MEDICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH

DATE: March 8, 2021

THUNDER BAY & DISTRICT – Dr. Janet DeMille, Medical Officer of Health of The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) provided an update on the current COVID-19 Situation via video which can be seen on the TBDHU Facebook or YouTube pages.

LOCATION:

https://www.facebook.com/TBDHealthUnit/
or
https://youtu.be/FuxXSAEuUQE

THUNDER BAY DISTRICT HEALTH UNIT – COVID VACCINE 85 PLUS

Municipal Notices / March 4, 2021

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is pleased to announce that delivery and administration of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to older adults will start Wednesday, March 3, 2021, in Thunder Bay. The Ontario’s vaccination plan includes adults 80 years of age and older as one of the priority groups in the first phase. TBDHU will begin this week with vaccinating those aged 85 and older, and will move to include those 80-84 years of age in the coming weeks.  To read more, click on TBDHU Media Release - COVID Vaccine 85 plus.

THUNDER BAY DISTRICT HEALTH UNIT – VACCINE ROLLOUT

Municipal Notices / March 4, 2021

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is actively rolling-out the COVID-19 vaccination program in the TBDHU area. This has been in partnership with the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) and many other health care, Indigenous and community partners both in Thunder Bay and District communities. As per provincial direction, the full roll-out will take place in three phases over the coming months and through to the fall. During this time, everybody who wants the COVID-19 vaccine will be able to receive it.  To read more, please click on the TBDHU Media Release - Vaccine Rollout.

THUNDER BAY DISTRICT HEALTH UNIT – GREY ZONE

Municipal Notices / March 4, 2021

The Government of Ontario announced that the Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) will be moving into the “Grey - Lockdown” zone of the provincial COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open.  Additional public health measures will further help control the spread of COVID-19 in the TBDHU area.  This move comes into effect on Monday, March 1, 2021, at 12:01 a.m. To read more, click on the TBDHU Media Release - Provincial Framework - Grey Zone.

Justice of the Peace Vacancies

Municipal Notices / September 14, 2020

Ontario Court of Justice

At the request of the Attorney General and in accordance with the Justices of the Peace Act, the Justices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee invites applications for vacant Justice of the Peace positions in the Province of Ontario.  A Justice of the Peace is an independent judicial officer who presides in court over various proceedings under federal and provincial statutes. This is a full-time appointment remunerated at $148,962 per annum with travel within the province required.  For full details on this position, please click on the link below.

Justice of the Peace Job Advertisement

Online Application Process and Form

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Municipal Notices / April 4, 2017

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has developed communications material to promote awareness of the change to income thresholds under Seniors Co-Pay Program (SCP) and encourage eligible seniors to apply.

Updated income thresholds:

  • Single senior - an income of less than or equal to $19,300; or
  • Senior couple - a combined income of less than or equal to $32,000.

Patient benefits:

Eligible seniors:

  • Can save an average of $130 per year in out-of-pocket drug costs
  • Pay no annual deductible and a co-payment of up to $2 for each prescription.

To find out more go to Ontario.ca/SeniorDrugSavings

Service Ontario Launches Not-For-Profit  

Municipal Notices / June 30, 2015

Service Ontario has launched a new section for not-for-profits in Ontario making it faster and easier for organizations to get the services and information they need to start, operate and grow their NFPs.

The new site features information on government open call programs for funding, ideas on how to start and manage a not-for-profit organization, a section to help organizations understand the laws that affect the sector, research about the sector, government initiatives that support the sector, and much more.

Please follow the link to visit this new resource: www.ServiceOntario.ca/NotForProfits

WSIB Ontario – Bill 119

Municipal Notices / June 27, 2015
WSIB Ontario - Bill 119 - Mandatory Coverage for the Construction Industry
If you work in construction, the rules for mandatory WSIB coverage have changed.  Do you run your own construction business? Are you the purchaser of construction services? Big or small, with workers or without, you still need to know what's changed. Find out what it means for you.