Government Announcements & Updates
The Government of Canada announced that the new Canada Recovery Hiring Program would be available retroactively to June 6, 2021. The proposed Canada Recovery Hiring Program would help hard-hit businesses hire the workers they need to recover and grow as local economies reopen. The program would provide a subsidy of up to 50 per cent of eligible salary or wages. The Government of Canada also announced the extension of other business support programs, including the wage and rent subsidies. More details can be found here.
The Government of Nova Scotia announced an $18.2 million tourism restart package. The restart package will provide operators with new grant programs and marketing support, as well as offering tourists more outdoor public attractions and free admission to provincial museums. Details on the new programs, including the Tourism Accommodations Restart Customer Attraction Program and the Small Tourism Operator Restart Program, and other tourism initiatives can be found here.
Updates on Municipal operations can be found at the link above.