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COVID-19: B.C. spending $5 million on virtual mental health services

The B.C. government announced it will spend an additional $5 million to expand existing mental health programs and services and launch new services to support British Columbians during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The money is being directed towards enhanced virtual services to assist with mental health needs arising from the health crisis, with a focus on adults, youth and front-line health care workers.

The programs will be accessible without a doctor’s reference.

Apply for Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

The CERB supports Canadians by providing financial support to employed and self-employed Canadians who are directly affected by COVID-19.

It provides a payment of $2,000 for a 4-week period (the same as $500 a week) for up to 16 weeks.

After you apply, you should get your payment in 3 business days if you signed up for direct deposit. If you haven’t, you should get it in about 10 business days.

Prime Minister announces more support for workers and businesses through Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

March 18, 2020
Ottawa, Ontario

The Government of Canada is taking strong and quick action to protect our economy, and the health, safety, and jobs of all Canadians during the global COVID-19 outbreak.

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced a new set of economic measures to help stabilize the economy and help Canadians affected by the impacts of this challenging period.

COVID-19 Action Plan

March 17, 2020

To our Valued Clients, Business Community and Stakeholders:

Subject:  COVID-19 Action Plan

 

Community Futures Boundary (CFB) is monitoring the  COVID-19 virus closely, and we are making decisions with you and our communities in mind.    

 

Our offices in Grand Forks and Greenwood remain OPEN for business as usual.  However, effective immediately, we are implementing the following preventative measures to reduce the risk of transmission:

 

Vital Signs Report 2019

Phoenix Foundation of the Boundary Communities has released its Vital Signs Report for 2019. It is available to read here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1OtiXcvXe2MWWf6useiKSupVX2oue4avA

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