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April 20, 2020 - Weekly News Briefing

Hello CMMOTA Members – in watching the daily news feeds from the federal and provincial governments here is news specific to programs that may be of assistance to you in the days, weeks and months to come.  These are Federal and Provincial new releases that have been released since Friday (April 10) afternoon to Friday (April 17) Afternoon – anything that was released before or after that will not be on this list.  Please feel free to share this post with anyone you may wish to.  A weekly summary of all the items covered through the week will be posted to cmmota.com under the announcements page on Monday Mornings.

CANADA

Emergency Wage Subsidy Program (additional details) - https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/04/additional-details-on-the-canada-emergency-wage-subsidy0.html

Expansion of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit - https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/04/expanding-access-to-the-canada-emergency-response-benefit-and-proposing-a-new-wage-boost-for-essential-workers.html

New Support to Protect Canadian Jobs - https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/04/canadas-covid-19-economic-response-plan-new-support-to-protect-canadian-jobs.html

ALBERTA

Mental Health Supports - https://www.alberta.ca/release.cfm?xID=700859B083F50-B511-BC0A-BEA2039D9A50D697

BRITISH COLUMBIA

New Business Supports - https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2020FIN0020-000703

Small Business Support Service - https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2020JEDC0008-000700

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

Residential Rent Deferral Rules - https://www.gov.nt.ca/en/newsroom/new-temporary-regulation-allows-tenants-defer-their-rent-landlords-knowledge

NOVA SCOTIA

Additional Measures to Help Vulnerable Nova Scotians - https://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=20200417006

ONTARIO

iPads for Students and Internet for Families - https://news.ontario.ca/edu/en/2020/04/ontario-establishes-key-partnerships-to-make-home-learning-more-accessible.html?utm_source=ondemand&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=p

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

Supports for Post Secondary Students - https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/news/province-announces-supports-post-secondary-students

QUEBEC

Minimum Wage Increases – Effective May 1, 2020 - https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/covid-19-pandemic-minister-jean-boulet-confirms-minimum-wage-increase-effective-may-1-892728312.html

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