Canada Emergency Response Benefit to Launch on April 6

The Government of Canada is continuing to take strong, immediate and effective action to support Canadians impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, along with the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, President of the Treasury Board, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, announced that Canadians will be able to apply for the Canada Emergency Response B

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Government announces details of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy to help Businesses keep Canadians in their jobs

The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to support Canadians and businesses facing hardship as a result of the global COVID-19 outbreak.

To help Canadians and businesses get through these tough economic times, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced that the Government is proposing to introduce a wage subsidy of 75 per cent for qualifying businesses, for up to 3 months, retroactive to March 15, 2020.

This measure, which is a part of the Government of

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Rick Down Athletic Centre receives HVAC upgrade

The Rick Down Athletic Centre on Prairie College campus received a vital replacement this week, with the installation of a new Rooftop Unit. This fixture provides heating and cooling to the building, and is an indirect fired make-up air HVAC system. The RTU that was replaced was original to the building, and was installed in 1992.

For the past year, the school has been doing their best to keep the original RTU running, however it became clear that it was at the end of its life-span.


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County cancels more events due to COVID-19

Kneehill County Council held their regular meeting on March 24, 2020, beginning at 8:30 am and adjourning at 12:24 pm.

At the top of the agenda, Brad Buchert, Senior Manager of Transportation & Facilities, gave a dust control report, Policy 13-4, which Council received as information.

Buchert noted that the cost for the calcium chloride dust control application is unchanged this year compared to last, and that the County would give a 50% rebate to ratepayers on this service as they have don

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