Ontario Supporting Workers Impacted by COVID-19

Good Morning,

The Ontario government is providing $77 million to help people who were laid off due to the impact of COVID-19 find in-demand jobs in their local communities. This funding is being provided through the redesigned Second Career grant program and will help more than 2,750 job seekers with up to $28,000 for tuition, training materials and living expenses. Please see the news release below for details.

Ontario Supporting Workers Impacted by COVID-19 – News Release


Promotion of the new Provincial Programs: BounceBack & Togetherall

Promotion of the NEW Provincial Programs BounceBack & Togetherall. (Free, no wait times)

bounceback website link

togetherall website link

Helpful Resources

Mental Health Service Information Ontario provides up-to-date information about mental health services and supports in Ontario.
– Service is live-answer 24/7, confidential and free. 1-866-531-2600

ConnexOntario provides free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs, mental illness or gambling. The helpline is funded by the government of Ontario.
– Drug and Alcohol Helpline 1-800-565-8603
eMentalHealth.ca is a non-profit initiative of the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health at CHEO, dedicated to improving the mental health of children, youth and families.

Local Resources (SDG/PR)

Suicide Prevention Coalition of Champlain East

Budget 2021 Public Consultation

The Township of North Stormont requests public input during the development of the 2021 budget. Elected officials will be provided the first draft of the proposed 2021 municipal budget the week of December 21st, 2020. Budget deliberations will commence in late January 2021. Please take the opportunity to assist Council in the budget decision making process.

Please submit your suggestions to any elected official identified below by January 21st, 2021. Community involvement and suggestions are requested and appreciated.

Mayor Jim Wert (jwert@northstormont.cacreate new email)

Deputy Mayor Frank Landry (flandry@northstormont.cacreate new email)

Councillor Randy Douglas (rdouglas@northstormont.cacreate new email)

Councillor Steve Densham (sdensham@northstormont.cacreate new email)

Councillor Roxanne Villeneuve (rvilleneuve@northstormont.cacreate new email)