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The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) extended by 8 weeks for a total of 24 weeks

Posted on June 16, 2020 2:44 PM

The CERB is a taxable benefit of $2,000 over a four-week period for eligible workers who have stopped working or whose work hours have been reduced, due to COVID-19. 

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‼️ Canada- US Border Update ‼️

Posted on June 16, 2020 2:27 PM

Canada-US Border will continue to be closed to non-essential travel until July 21, 2020.

 

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Important Update on the Canada Emergency Business Account

Posted on June 15, 2020 4:09 PM

As announced by the Government of Canada on May 19, 2020-- small business owners such as sole proprietors and those paid through dividends were eligible for the Canada Emergency Business Account.

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Support for Canadians with Disabilities

Posted on June 05, 2020 1:51 PM

‼️Supports for Canadians with Disabilities‼️

The Government of Canada announced on June 5, 2020 a one-time, tax-free payment to individuals who are certificate holders of the Disability Tax Credit as of June 1, 2020, as follows;

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Update Seniors Assistance

Posted on June 04, 2020 4:14 PM

The Government of Canada announced on May 12, 2020 a one-time tax-free payment to eligible seniors of;

- $300 for Old Age Security (OAS) pension eligible seniors

- $200 for Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) eligible seniors

 

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Constituency Office Open for Appointments Only

Posted on May 29, 2020 1:16 PM

Constituency Office Update: As the Province of Ontario begins the stages of re-opening, my office will be open by appointment only starting June 1, 2020.

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Opposition Parties send Letter to Liberal Government Regarding Recently Lapsed Funding for Organizations Fighting Human Trafficking

Posted on May 28, 2020 11:13 AM

May 28, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OTTAWA, ON– Yesterday, Opposition parties sent a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; Maryam Monsef, Minister of Women and Gender Equality; Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness; and David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. This letter denounces the Liberal government’s recent decision to allow funding to lapse for organizations dedicated to supporting and protecting women who are victims and survivors of human sex trafficking.

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Good New Alert- EML Community Spirit

Posted on May 25, 2020 4:24 PM

I have firsthand seen the incredible community spirit in #EML during the COVID-19 pandemic, where our neighbours, family and friends are working tirelessly to help others who may be in need.

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Emergency Community Support Fund

Posted on April 22, 2020 11:43 AM

The Government of Canada has announced a $350 million Emergency Community Support Fund to help community organizations adapt frontline services for vulnerable Canadians – such as seniors, people with disabilities, veterans, newcomers, women, children and youth, LGBTQ2 people, Indigenous people and racialized people– to the challenges of COVID-19.

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COVID-19: We Are Here to Continue to Serve You

Posted on April 21, 2020 1:40 PM

COVID-19: We Are Here to Continue to Serve You

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COVID-19: Increasing the Canada Child Benefit

Posted on April 20, 2020 2:08 PM

The Government of Canada is increasing the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) for families that are entitled to receive the CCB for April 2020 and continue to care for an eligible child in May 2020.

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Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance

Posted on April 20, 2020 12:00 PM

Details to come...  Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA)

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COVID-19 Support FedDev Ontario

Posted on April 20, 2020 11:44 AM

Are you a FedDev Ontario client that is affected by the COVID-19 pandemic?

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UPDATE: Canada Emergency Response Benefit Eligibility

Posted on April 17, 2020 10:15 AM

UPDATE: Canada Emergency Response Benefit Eligibility

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Looking to repay or return your Canada Emergency Response Benefit?

Posted on April 15, 2020 12:55 PM

Looking to repay or return your Canada Emergency Response Benefit?

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Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on April 14, 2020 10:56 AM

Applications open this week for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Posted on April 05, 2020 8:29 PM

Applications open this week for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB).

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Information Regarding Temporary Foreign Workers

Posted on April 02, 2020 4:02 PM

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

From the Office of Karen Vecchio, MP, Elgin-Middlesex-London

MEDIA ADVISORY: Information Regarding Temporary Foreign Workers   

April 2, 2020

ST.THOMAS, ON– Today, Karen Vecchio, MP for Elgin-Middlesex-London is highlighting important details on the temporary foreign workers and their exemption from the current travel restrictions. It is important to note that temporary foreign workers also include holders of a work permit or Letter of Introduction (also known as Port of Entry Letter) under International Experience Canada will be exempted from the current travel restrictions.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Information Regarding the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

Posted on April 02, 2020 12:28 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

From the Office of Karen Vecchio, MP, Elgin-Middlesex-London

MEDIA ADVISORY: Information Regarding the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy  

April 2, 2020

ST. THOMAS, ON– Today, Karen Vecchio, MP for Elgin-Middlesex-London is highlighting important details on the new Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy.

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Employment Insurance/ Canada Emergency Response Benefit Question

Posted on April 02, 2020 11:57 AM

Employment Insurance/ Canada Emergency Response Benefit Question

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Updated Information Regarding the Canada Emergency Response Benefit

Posted on April 01, 2020 2:48 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

From the Office of Karen Vecchio, MP, Elgin-Middlesex-London

MEDIA ADVISORY:  Updated Information Regarding the Canada Emergency Response Benefit

April 1,  2020

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COVID-19 Economic Support for Individuals UPDATED- March 31, 2020

Posted on March 31, 2020 4:03 PM

COVID-19 Economic Support for Individuals

UPDATED- March 31, 2020

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COVID-19 Economic Support for Businesses UPDATED- March 31, 2020

Posted on March 31, 2020 4:02 PM

COVID-19 Economic Support for Businesses 

UPDATED- March 31, 2020

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UPDATED: COVID-19 Economic Support for Businesses

Posted on March 26, 2020 3:40 PM

COVID-19 Economic Support for Businesses 

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UPDATED: COVID-19 Economic Support for Individuals

Posted on March 26, 2020 3:34 PM

COVID-19 Economic Support for Individuals

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