Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2020 09:30 PM
COVID-19 – Provincial and Federal Government – Support for Businesses and IndividualsUpdate: April 23, 2020, 4:30 p.m.
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Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2020 04:30 AM
Eastern Ontario Health Unit
April 23, 2020
EOHU Urges Residents: Stay Home, Continue Physical Distancing, Self-Isolate if Sick
The Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) is reminding the public that in order to continue slowing the spread of COVID-19, it’s important to keep practising physical distancing, and to stay at home as much as possible. With COVID-19 circulating within the community, it also means self-isolating for anyone feeling unwell.
“After more than a month of physical distancing and staying...
Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 12:15 AM
The UCPR announces the creation of an innovative food hub in Eastern Ontario
L’Orignal, April 22, 2020 – The United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) today announced the creation of an innovative food hub in Eastern Ontario. In partnership with the private sector, the UCPR will build a federal slaughterhouse, with food processing and distribution capacities, in order to meet the needs of regional and national markets.
This $36-million project will create 65 jobs and will be located in one of...
Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 09:45 PM
On April 17, 2020, the Government of Canada announced $250 million in funding for the Innovation Assistance Program (IAP) to assist Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
IRAP IAP provides a wage subsidy to eligible employers for up to 12 weeks.
SMEs pursuing technology-driven innovation who have been unable to secure funding under the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) are eligible and can apply for financial assistance under IRAP IAP.
See all details on Government of Canada website:
Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 12:00 AM
IMPORTANT CLARIFICATION ABOUT FIRE BAN
In Champlain, the Fire ban is still in effect and open fires are prohibited.
On April 14, the Township amended the full fire ban to permit campfires and burning in a container.
View the press release here.
Here are some important clarifications about CAMPFIRES as per the Municipal By-Law:
- Campfires are defined as an open fire that is no greater than one (1) meter in diameter, which is set and maintained solely for the purpose of cooking food, providing warmth and...