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Emergency funding boost supports student success in Metro Vancouver

April 9, 2021 VANCOUVER – Students attending post-secondary institutions in Metro Vancouver have access to emergency assistance funding to help them cope with financial pressures caused by COVID-19. “This emergency financial assistance provides an important safety net for students to ensure they have the funds to focus on continuing their education,” said Anne Kang, Minister […]

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UBCM: Funding & resources update

Each month we provide an update on UBCM funding programs and information on other programs, events, and resources that may be of interest to local governments and First Nations. Local Government Program Services Applications are currently being accepted for the following funding programs. A complete and chronological listing (by intake deadline) of currently offered Local […]

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Budget 2021: Protecting Manitobans, Advancing Manitoba

April 7, 2021 Today, Finance Minister Scott Fielding released Budget 2021: Protecting Manitobans, Advancing Manitoba and shared the Manitoba government’s plan to protect Manitobans and their services through COVID-19 and advance the provincial economy past the pandemic. “COVID-19 has upended lives and caused hardship and tragedy for many Manitobans. We recognize our province and people […]

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Indigenous friendship centres stuck in financial rut as pandemic continues – CBC

April 6, 2021 Jocelyn Formsma, executive director of the National Association of Friendship Centres in Ottawa, says fundraising activities had to be paused during the pandemic, leaving the group struggling to offer the usual support to friendship centres around the country. Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1880541251620

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Scotiabank releases its 2020 Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Report highlighting progress in Diversity and Inclusion, Climate and Sustainable Finance

TORONTO, April 1, 2021 – Scotiabank today released its 2020 Environment, Social and Governance Report, a comprehensive review of the Bank’s progress in delivering for every future. The report outlines Scotiabank’s ongoing commitment to building a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable world by advancing the issues that matter most to customers, shareholders, employees, and communities. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202140 Views

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2021-2022 GNWT Budget Approved

Yellowknife (March 31, 2021) – Members of the Legislative Assembly approved the Main Estimates for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. Initially presented on February 4, the 2021-2022 Budget is proposing to spend $2 billion on programs and services in 2021-22. Over the past several weeks, every Minister and senior officials appeared before Standing Committees and also […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202127 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Changes announced to COVID-19 emergency response programs

The Nunatsiavut Government wishes to advise Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement of the following changes to current COVID-19 emergency response programs: Nunatsiavut COVID-19 Emergency Heat Subsidy Program This program was established to assist those most vulnerable and those economically impacted by the global pandemic in covering costs of home heating. Assistance was […]

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MCK Presents the 2021-2022 Budget

(Enniskó:wa/March 2021) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) is pleased to announce that the budget has been finalized for the fiscal year 2021/2022 (April 1, 2021 – March 31, 2022). The Council of Chiefs unanimously approved the budget of $65,792,486. Of note, $1.4 million will go into Appropriated Reserves, including a projected operating surplus of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202122 Views

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Bank of Canada releases results from consultations on inflation and monetary policy

Over the past two years, we spoke with thousands of Canadians about their views on the economy, inflation and what the Bank does. Here’s what they told us. Why we reached out Every five years, we renew our monetary policy framework with the federal government. Before every renewal, we conduct research and talk to experts about how […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202123 Views

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Urban Indigenous Families Getting Help Thanks To PCRC – PortageOnline.com

30 March 2021 The Portage Community Revitalization Corporation (PCRC) and Portage Urban Indigenous Peoples Coalition has a program focused to help Indigenous urban residents in Portage la Prairie. Indigenous community coordinator Cornell Pashe says it’s the result of funding that’s been made available. “Throughout the year, we’ve applied to Indigenous Services Canada for the Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 202129 Views

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