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Posted on January 18, 2021 3:16 PM

During this time of increased uncertainty and rapid change, many Canadians are struggling with isolation, financial hardship and anxiety.

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‼️Attention Grain Farmers ‼️

Posted on January 18, 2021 8:30 AM

Consultations to improve the Canada Grain Act are taking place right now at the following link:https://www.agr.gc.ca/eng/about-our-department/public-opinion-and-consultations/share-ideas-canada-grain-act-review/?id=1610042594982

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London COVID-19 Assessment Centres To Stop Testing for International Travel on January 15, 2021

Posted on January 08, 2021 12:47 PM

Public Service AnnouncementFor Immediate Release

January 7, 2021

LONDON, ON Effective Friday, January 15, 2021, London COVID-19 Assessment Centres will no longer be testing individuals who are travelling outside of Canada and require a COVID-19 test before travelling or entering their country of destination. This is in compliance with a change in testing criteria from the Province of Ontario.

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Office Update January 4, 2021

Posted on January 05, 2021 10:45 AM

As of Monday, January 4, 2021, the constituency office will be closed for walk- in services.
My office will continue serving constituents by phone and email.

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Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB)

Posted on October 13, 2020 11:49 AM

The Government of Canada is continuing to support individuals who are not eligible for Employment Insurance and are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Canada Recovery Benefit now open for applications.

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Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) & Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)

Posted on October 05, 2020 2:22 PM

The Government of Canada is continuing to support individuals who are not eligible for Employment Insurance and are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The following benefits are now accepting applications:

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MAiD Householder Results

Posted on September 18, 2020 2:07 PM

Below are the results from constituents of Elgin-Middlesex-London on my MAiD Householder. 

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Call for Proposals for community-based projects that support seniors

Posted on September 11, 2020 10:39 AM

Now is the time for your organization to apply for funding for community-based projects that will support the well-being and quality of life of seniors.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From the Office of Karen Vecchio, Member of Parliament Karen Vecchio named Official Opposition’s Deputy House Leader

Posted on September 02, 2020 1:24 PM

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

From the Office of Karen Vecchio, Member of Parliament

Karen Vecchio named Official Opposition’s Deputy House Leader

September 2, 2020

 

OTTAWA, ON- Today, Conservative Leader the Hon. Erin O’Toole announced that Elgin-Middlesex-London MP Karen Vecchio will serve as the Deputy House Leader of the Official Opposition.

 

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Extension of the Canada Emergency Business Account

Posted on August 31, 2020 1:43 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
From the Constituency Office of Karen Vecchio, Member of Parliament
Extension of the Canada Emergency Business Account
August 31, 2020
ST. THOMAS, ON- Today, Karen Vecchio, MP for Elgin-Middlesex-London is highlighting the extension of the Canada Emergency Business Agency (CEBA).
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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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