Nvt. government announces COVID-19 support and measures

Domain: Care, Economy
Government:Provincial/Territorial, Nunavut
Tags:Communities, Public Health, COVID-19

The Nunavut government announces measures to support individuals, families, communities and businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

March 2020

  • Nunavut declares state of public health emergency, travel ban implemented. Read more
  • Adjusted family services, including Community Social Service Workers (CSSW), are on “Emergency on call.” Read more

April 2020

  • Additional $2 million to municipalities to cover expenses related to COVID-19. Read more

May 2020

  • Nunavut government now accepting applications for the Summer Student Employment Equity Program. Read more
  • Nunavut government outlines several measures to support child care facilities and workers. Read more
  • Nunavut government outlines support and resources for those experiencing violence. Read more
  • Nunavut government highlights availability of Family Abuse Intervention Act (FAIA) line. Read more

June 2020

  • One-time tax-free payments for seniors who receive either the OAS or GIS. Read more

No updates for July and August 2020

September 2020

  • Over $2.5 million in relief and recovery funds for 46 businesses in Nunavut. Read more

October 2020 

  • Over $12.5 million in top-up Safe Restart federal funding for Nunavut. Read more  
  • Over $1.1 million in federal funding to improve food security for residents throughout Nunavut facing the social, economic and health impacts of the pandemic. Read more 

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