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Covid-19 - Update #62

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT UPDATES

Prime Minister Trudeau announced up to $100 million in funding to help the Red Cross meet increased demand due to COVID-19, and to support future floods and wildfire relief efforts.

The Prime Minister also announced that the Canada Child Benefit will be increased once again in July, to help families keep up with the costs of living and raising their children.

Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced that charities and non-profit organizations requiring financial assistance to address the pandemic, can apply for funding as of May 19, 2020.
 

OTHER UPDATES

Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit

As of Saturday, May 16, golf courses will be able to open, with clubhouses open for washrooms only and restaurants open for take-out only. While golfing, ensure that a 2m/6ft distance is maintained, avoid sharing a golf cart with someone outside of your household, and limit gatherings to 5 people or less.