Category Archives: COVID-19

Ontario Churches & Re-Opening Guidance

This entry is part 32 of 33 in the series COVID-19.

Effective Friday June 12, 2020 all places of worship in Ontario could open at 30% capacity. Initially, the only guidance available was from Workplace Safety and Prevention Services: Guidance on Health & Safety for Places of Worship. You can also find this document on the Ontario listing of Sector-Specific Guidance page; scroll to the… More

Church Doors Are Opening!

This entry is part 31 of 33 in the series COVID-19.

Exciting announcements have been made this week about places of worship! Ontario announced that all places of worship across the province can re-open to 30% capacity, Alberta announced it was removing gathering restrictions on places of worship, and both Saskatchewan and New Brunswick recently increased worship gathering size. As governments… More

COVID-19: CEWS Consultation

This entry is part 30 of 33 in the series COVID-19.

Have you applied for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)? Have you experienced challenges with the program? Do you have recommendations about adjustments? The Department of Finance is looking for feedback to “maximize employment in Canada and encourage growth.” Your feedback can help inform potential changes to the program. This… More

COVID-19: Virtual AGMs in Saskatchewan & Manitoba

This entry is part 29 of 33 in the series COVID-19.

Last week, both Saskatchewan and Manitoba issued Orders in Council to allow virtual meetings for corporations, adding to the list of provinces trying to provide flexibility for corporate meetings. Saskatchewan In Saskatchewan, OC 222/2020 authorizes non-profit corporations to hold annual general meetings (AGMs) by phone, video-conference or other electronic means,… More

COVID-19: Canada Emergency Community Support Fund Applications Open!

This entry is part 28 of 33 in the series COVID-19.

The federal government is making $350 million available to community organizations serving vulnerable Canadians. Applications for the Emergency Community Support Fund opened May 19. Access to funding is through three national intermediaries: United Way Centraide Canada Applications through local offices Application guide here Community Foundations of Canada Application page here… More