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CANADA | May 17, 2024

[News] When nonprofit staff are paid so low they qualify for their org’s services

A while ago, at the request of some colleagues, I talked about “Nonprofit Math” and created a little video that went viral. One of the examples I brought up was “paying your staff so little that they qualify for the services your organization is providing.” That line got a lot of chuckles.I

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Government of Canada supports over 500 women’s shelters and sexual assault centres during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, announced that federal funding has been disbursed to over 500 women’s shelters and sexual assault

Support for community organizations helping Canadians

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 ap

Benefits payments for eligible Canadians to continue until Fall 2020

The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue is announcing that benefit payments will continue for an additional three months for those who are not able to file their 2019 returns

Government extends the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that the Government of Canada will extend the CEWS by an additional 12 weeks to August 29, 2020.

Alberta is ready for relaunch

With strict safety guidelines in place, Albertans can and should confidently support Alberta businesses as the province gradually relaunches the economy.

Province invests more than $170 million for enhanced staffing and extra cleaning supplies in long-term care, designated supportive living facilities and seniors lodges

A provincial investment of more than $170 million will help keep residents and staff in long-term care, designated supportive living facilities and seniors lodges safe from COVID-19.

Prioritizing funding for front-line non-profits

Increased funding to the Community Initiatives Program Operating grant will help front-line non-profits continue caring for vulnerable Albertans. Read more here.

‘We need to do a better job.’ COVID-19 shows why national standards are needed for long-term care, federal health minister says

Canada needs to go beyond voluntary guidelines and consider national standards for long term care facilities as the COVID-19 crisis has exposed the need for “dramatic reform,” the federal health m

Alberta’s safely staged COVID-19 relaunch

April 30, 2020: A phased relaunch will put Albertans’ safety first as we gradually reopen closed businesses and services and get people back to work. It is because Albertans have acted responsibly

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