COVID-19: Doctor’s Assistance

Question: How can I access a doctor when my local family practice is closed?   Medvisit: 416-631-3000 // https://homedoctor.ca/   Telehealth Ontario: Toll-free: 1-866-797-0000 // https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-medical-advice-telehealth-ontario   Polyclinic: For those who may not have access to a Family Physician, Polyclinic has introduced a Virtual Walk-in Clinic, operating from Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm. […]

COVID-19: The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)

Question: How do I apply for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)? How can I access support to keep my business afloat and pay my staff? Prime Minister Trudeau announced application process for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). Employers will be eligible for 75% wage subsidy (up to $847/week per employee). Businesses can expect […]

COVID-19: The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Question: How do I apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)? The best way for you to apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit is online at: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/cerb-application.html However, if you do not have online access, you can apply for the Benefit using the toll-free number 1-833-966-2099. Under what circumstances can I apply? The […]

COVID-19: Help for Seniors

Question: How can I find help for seniors? My neighbour is elderly and has no family close-by, where should they go for help? Lumacare: (416) 398-5511. For more information, please visit: https://lumacare.ca/?gclid=CjwKCAjw7e_0BRB7EiwAlHgoO9W0Ax0s2X0fIL0JtizMyx3tH_6gsagmfmceXMx909f681F6YxAhhoCgPIQAvD_BwE Toronto Seniors Helpline: (416) 217-2077 or 1-844-946-1700 211 Ontario for a full listing of services provided Ontario-wide. Service Ontario for questions about ODSP […]

COVID-19: Food Access

Question: Food Access I can’t afford to buy food, where can I go now? What about my neighbour? She’s senior with mobility issues and a language barrier. I think she needs help accessing food. Being able to access food is always a priority. I have a list of local organizations and food banks that are […]