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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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COVID-19 Transitioning to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit

Posted on March 25, 2020 4:03 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Transitioning to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit

March 25, 2020

ST.THOMAS, ON–The Government of Canada has announced a new benefit, called the Canada Emergency Response Benefit that will focus on delivering immediate financial support to Canadians impacted by COVID-19. The portal for accessing the CERB would be available in early April.

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COVID-19: Canada Revenue Agency My Account

Posted on March 25, 2020 12:41 PM

According to information that I have received, benefits and credits will be administered by the Canada Revenue Agency to help Canadians during the COVID-19 crisis.

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COVID-19 Economic Support for Communities

Posted on March 19, 2020 12:31 PM

ADVISORY – The Government is offering support for certain community organizations who may be struggling due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Please find below information on these supports. These measures may be updated as the situation continues to evolve. Please visit canada.ca/coronavirus for more information on these and other actions being taken to help Canadians fight COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Economic Support for Businesses

Posted on March 19, 2020 12:07 PM

ADVISORY: The Government has taken steps to help businesses maintain stability and avoid layoffs potentially caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. Please find below an advisory regarding certain supports available to businesses and their employees. These measures may be updated as the situation continues to evolve. Please visit canada.ca/coronavirus for more information on these and other actions being taken to help Canadians fight COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Economic Support for Individuals

Posted on March 19, 2020 11:51 AM

ADVISORY: To all Constituents of Elgin-Middlesex-London, please find below an advisory regarding the economic supports the government announced yesterday with regards to COVID-19. Changes have also been made to the 2019 tax filing deadline. These measures may be updated as the situation continues to evolve. Please visit canada.ca/coronavirus for more information on these and other actions being taken to help Canadians fight COVID-19.

 

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Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support Canadians and Businesses

Posted on March 18, 2020 12:07 PM

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

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Canada’s Six Biggest Banks Take Decisive Action to Help Customers Impacted by COVID-19

Posted on March 18, 2020 10:21 AM

Posted on: March 18, 2020 Canada’s six largest banks yesterday announced plans to provide financial relief to Canadians impacted by the economic consequences of COVID‑19.

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ALERT: Employment Insurance COVID-19

Posted on March 17, 2020 11:47 AM

ALERT: NEW INFORMATION ON EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE FOR THOSE OUT OF WORK BECAUSE OF COVID-19.

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MP Vecchio Constituency Office Closed for Precautionary Measures Against COVID-19

Posted on March 16, 2020 11:23 AM

Effected immediately the constituency office of Karen Vecchio, Member of Parliament, Elgin-Middlesex-London will be closed for walk- in services to the public. Out of an abundance of caution, health and safety to staff and the public, staff will be serving only by phone and email.

 

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Information

Posted on March 12, 2020 11:15 AM

The World Health Organization has declared the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) a pandemic. Here are some helpful tips to prevent the spread.

 

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Federal Funding Announcement - Port Bruce Bridge

Posted on September 05, 2019 1:06 PM

CENTRAL ELGIN – On September 3, 2019, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development, announced that the County of Elgin will receive $2,500,000 in federal funding for the replacement of the Port Bruce Bridge.  The Province of Ontario has already committed to contributing $1,666,500 towards the Port Bruce Bridge Replacement project.

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There’s more to this election than SNC-Lavalin

Posted on September 05, 2019 11:53 AM

MPs say climate change, the economy, and housing affordability come up at the door more often.

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Eric Bunnell's People: A well-deserved honour

Posted on August 30, 2019 1:20 PM

Ron Jewell has never hesitated to tell St. Thomas to get a move on. And to look sharp doing it.

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