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Covid-19 - Update #66

MUNICIPAL UPDATES

In an effort to keep residents safe, representatives from the Ocean Wave Fire Company have prepared a short video which outlines the proper procedure for putting on and taking off a non-medical mask.

 

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT UPDATES

The Government of Canada is committed to getting benefits into the hands of Canadians impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic quickly and effectively. Today, the Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Digital Government, announced a web-based benefits finder tool to help people living in Canada determine which government benefits programs best meet their needs.

 

PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT UPDATES

As the economy gradually reopens, the Ontario government is helping people affected by COVID-19 get back to work. The province is investing in Ontario's first Virtual Action Centre, an online counselling and training portal, to support laid off and unemployed hospitality workers, and is helping apprentices by providing grants to purchase tools, protective equipment and clothing for their trade, along with forgiving previous loans to purchase tools.