New Seniors Housing in Canmore

Michelle Mak Newcomer Information, Seniors Leave a Comment

Government of Alberta announced that there will be new housing for seniors in Canmore. There will be a redevelopment of the Bow River Seniors Lodge that will add 60 new housing units. The designated supportive living units at Bow River will offer 24-hour on-site nursing care and specialized dementia care. The project will create about 124 jobs. The budget for …

More support for Canadians through Recovery Benefits

Michelle Mak COVID-19, Newcomer Information, Updates

The Government of Canada announced the introduction of Bill C-2, to create three new temporary Recovery Benefits to support Canadians who are unable to work for reasons related to COVID-19. These new Benefits are being proposed as part of the Government of Canada’s plan to support Canadians after the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) coming to an end this month. The …

New Support for Students

Michelle Mak Newcomer Information, Updates

As of October 1, 2020, students who are taking a temporary break from school for medical or parental reasons will be able to with interest & payment-free leave. The two conditions are defined as: medical leave means a leave from studies taken by a borrower as a result of a medical problem that, in the opinion of a medical professional, would …

Financial Relief Navigator

Michelle Mak Finance, Newcomer Information

Prosper Canada has launched an online tool: Financial Relief Navigator (FRN). This tool helps vulnerable Canadians and those impacted financially by COVID-19 access critical emergency benefits and financial relief from governments, financial institutions, telecoms and internet providers. While some other tools focus on only emergency benefits, the FRN acts as a one-stop portal where Canadians can access relief measures from …