Tag Archives: Church

Ontario Churches & Re-Opening Guidance

This entry is part 32 of 32 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 32 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: Ontario Allows Drive-in Worship Services

This entry is part 26 of 32 in the series COVID-19.

On May 16, Ontario amended its emergency order to allow drive-in worship services. This brings Ontario in line with other provinces, including Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia which both already permit drive-in services. New Brunswick has guidelines for outdoor religious services and British Columbia has never prohibited worship services, but has… More

COVID-19: A Call to Include Religious Organizations in Re-Opening Plan

This entry is part 22 of 32 in the series COVID-19.

Provinces across Canada are beginning to ease restrictions, lift lockdowns and take steps to restore economic, social and public activities. CCCC, Christian Legal Fellowship and The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, have written a joint letter to Ontario’s Premier Doug Ford, calling for religious organizations to be part of that province’s… More

COVID-19: CCCC Calls for a Matching Funds Program to Support Charities

This entry is part 18 of 32 in the series COVID-19.

Read CCCC’s Funding Proposal to the Federal Government CCCC has written to the Hon. Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development with a funding proposal to sustain and strengthen the charitable sector during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, when demand for services is very high, but significant decreases in donations… More

COVID-19: Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) Q&A

This entry is part 16 of 32 in the series COVID-19.

Canada Emergency Business Account Defined The federal government describes the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) as a $25 billion program that provides interest-free loans of up to $40,000 to small businesses and not-for-profits, to help cover their operating costs during a period where their revenues have been temporarily reduced, due… More