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Saskatchewan companies see over $3.7 million in total tourism relief funding
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Saskatchewan companies see over $3.7 million in total tourism relief funding

$3,755,465 in total federal funding is going to 19 Saskatchewan tourism projects around the province through PrairiesCan. That’s according to a news release from PrairiesCan on Monday, adding that the money will help organizations and businesses in the tourism sector to meet public health requirements, offer new products and services, or attract more visitors and prepare for future growth. Read more: Rural, northern Manitoba festivals to receive cultural funding from province “Today’s investment will support local economies and communities in Saskatchewan and help tourism operators to welcome visitors back in full force,” said Daniel Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan.A full breakdown of the funding was given, and includes:$495,000 going to Wanuskewin Heritage...
Council to adopt ARPA policies | Govt. and Politics
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Council to adopt ARPA policies | Govt. and Politics

The city of Morganton is expected to take some steps toward officially deciding how to spend millions of dollars from the federal government to help recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.Council members will decide whether to adopt seven policies on non-discrimination, records retention, conflicts of interest, eligible uses, cost principles, property management and program income for funds allotted to the city by the American Rescue Plan Act.Morganton received more than $4.8 million in ARPA funding, and the policies the council will decide on Monday night are required by the act. Information from the city said the rules were drafted by city attorney Louis Vinay, and modeled after sample policies developed by the UNC School of Government.The policies must be adopted before ...
Federal funding will help Guelph organizations address overdose crisis – Guelph
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Federal funding will help Guelph organizations address overdose crisis – Guelph

Five organizations in Guelph, Ont., will be sharing in $2.9 million in federal funding to enhance and expand addiction support services. The funding is in response to the ongoing opioid overdose crisis happening across Canada. Locally, it will be distributed as follows:Wyndham House Concurrent Specialized Youth Hub is receiving more than $1 million to expand their specialized youth hubMental Health Association Waterloo-Wellington will receive $149,000 for training and certifying peer support workers dealing with substance use concernsStonehenge Therapeutic Community Centre is getting $207,500 for the implementation of their peer-to-peer overdose response program, providing peer-led, low-barrier, urgent response to drug poisoningsHIV/AIDS Resources and Community Health will receive...