The Council of Atlantic Premiers announced interprovincial travel within Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador, without the requirement to self-isolate for Atlantic Canadian residents, will be permitted beginning Friday, July 3.
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Emergency Working Capital Financing
The province will provide up to $100 000 to eligible small businesses to help them maintain normal business operations.
Emergency Relief Worker Assistance Program
The Worker Assistance Program provides funding for employers who have employees working a reduced number of hours.
Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) Premium Payment deferral
Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) Premiums are being deferred until June 30. Interests and penalties will not accrue during this time.
Emergency Income Relief Fund for Self-Employed People
The Emergency Income Relief Fund is a temporary program put in place to support the self-employed who have been significantly affected by COVID-19.
Temporary Rental Assistance Benefit
The Temporary Rental Assistance Benefit provides $1,000 over three months to help cover the cost of rent for individuals who have been financially impacted by COVID-19.
COVID-19 Income Support Fund
The COVID-19 Income Support Fund is a one-time lump sum payment of $750 to residents of Prince Edward Island who have lost their job, been laid off, or have lost their primary source of income as a result of COVID-19.