Updates for the week of August 17, 2020
- The provincial government announced $375 million in funding to improve financial assistance for post-secondary students, and help higher education institutions offer better support to their student community.
- Learn more about financial aid for post-secondary students who are dealing with hardship because of the pandemic.
- The provincial government announced $20.3 million in funding for artistic and literary organizations.
- The money is intended to help artists, writers, and organizations create work in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Learn more about Quebec’s coronavirus response.
- The provincial government announced funding worth $17.6M to help community organizations improve mental health services.
- This measure stems from the Action Plan: psychosocial services and mental health services in the context of COVID-19.
- Click the link to learn more about Quebec’s COVID-19 response.
- The provincial government announced funding worth $651,400 to support 280 students living with a disability.
- The students will participate in an internship program to prepare them for entry into the labour market
- Click the link to learn more.
- The provincial government contributed $93,016 to help launch the emplois02.ca platform.
- This new web tool is intended to promote employment integration and economic recovery in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region.
- Visit emplois02.ca
- The provincial government is investing $1.2 million in a new multi-seasonal marketing campaign encouraging domestic tourism within Northern Ontario.
- The campaign will encourage domestic tourism in Northern Ontario with the aim of providing a boost to local businesses suffering because of the pandemic.
- As part of Alberta’s Recovery Plan, the provincial government will invest more than $1 million to enhance trails and infrastructure in David Thompson Country.
- This investment will support up to 30 jobs during design and construction.
- The provincial government announced a four-month extension to the $300 temporary crisis supplement for people on income or disability assistance and low-income seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Learn more about British Columbia’s COVID-19 Support for Income & Disability Assistance.