“The Provincial government is putting measures in place to protect our supply chains and critical supplies,” says MPP Bill Walker.
Protecting Supply Chains To Support COVID-19 Emergency Response
Ontario continues to take important steps to protect the province’s supply chain and make sure that frontline worker have the essential goods and services they need like ventilators, masks and swabs.
This will include working with innovators, businesses and manufacturers to redeploy capacity to help supply essential emergency products and cutting-edge solutions.
Go to Ontario Together and sign up if you can provide medical products or have ideas to help communities withstand the pandemic.
Protecting Critical Supplies: Price Gouging is Illegal
Premier Ford announced new penalties to combat price gouging and hold offenders accountable for raising prices significantly on necessary goods. These new measures are effective immediately and apply to those who have increased prices on these goods since March 17, 2020.
Consumers can report price gouging by filing a complaint at: https://www.ontario.ca/form/report-price-gouging-related-covid-19 or 1-800-889-9768.
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