May2020 E-Newsletter

Published on May 28, 2020

 

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May 2020

Markham-Unionville Updates

 

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Virtual Round Tables

Economic Recovery Consultation - May 13th - Thank you to the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance, MPP Stan Cho, and business owners in Markham-Unionville for participating in my roundtable. 

Parents Round Table on Education - May 26th - Thank you to the Minister of Education, Hon. Stephen Lecce, local YRDSB Trustees, Ron Lynn and Allan Tam, and parents in Markham-Unionville for joining my roundtable. I look forward to hosting more events in the future!   

 

 

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Speaking at Queen’s Park

In my Member's Statement - May 20th -  I highlighted some examples of how the residents, businesses and organizations of Markham-Unionville are supporting our healthcare heroes and demonstrating true Ontario Spirit. Watch my Statement here  

Support on Motion 77 - May 27th - I stood before the House to voice my support on Motion 77, Summer House Sitting. I also had the opportunity to share the Ontario Spirit and concerns of Markham-Unionville, during the COVID-19 outbreak. To watch my speech, click here .

   

 

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Virtual Arts Cultural Heritage Celebration 2020  

Thank you, Markham Arts Council, for inviting me to your virtual celebration. I am happy to be part of this celebration where art plays as a form of healing for us during this unprecedented time.

 

Media Focus Interview


I had an interview with Fairchild TV, Media Focus, in Cantonese to talk more about Ontario’s Stage 1 approach to reopening the province. To watch my interview, click here  

 

 

   

 

Provincial Updates

         

The government will continue to work with all levels of government to implement protocols to ensure the health and well-being of all Ontarians. For an updated list of essential workplaces, click here

 

Stage 1- Framework to Reopening

Ontario is taking a cautious, practical and reasonable approach to reopening the economy, guided by the advice of health and science experts.
To learn more,
click here  

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Workplace PPE

Are you an Ontario business looking to find where to buy PPE? Learn more about our Workplace PPE Supplier Directory:

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 Safety Guidelines for Businesses

Ontario is releasing safety guidelines to protect workers, customers and the general public from COVID-10 as it prepares for a gradual reopening of the provincial economy. To find the guidelines,
click here   

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Making Prescription Drugs More Affordable

Ontarians using the Ontario Drug Benefit Program will not be required to pay any co-payment until July 1, 2020 for any prescription of 30+ days that is not being dispensed in instalments. 
For more info,
click here

 

An economic impact of COVID-19 survey is now open for all to help us hear your feedback and assist us in developing a plan for economic recovery. This survey should take around 5-10 minutes to complete and is valid until June 12,2020.

To access the survey, please visit: https://www.ontario.ca/form/survey-economic-impacts-covid-19.  

As always, please contact my office if you need assistance. Stay safe and healthy.

 

Sincerely,  

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Billy Pang, MPP

Markham-Unionville

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