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Province of British Columbia Announces $5B Economic Package for Relief and Recovery Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

The Provincial Government of British Columbia has announced a $5-billion economic action plan to help families and businesses struggling financially through the COVID-19 crisis, including one-time payments of $1,000 to people who are now out of work. Click here to learn more.
 Read the government's full statement with funding details here.
 

Toronto Arts Council announces TO Artist COVID-19 Response Fund

Toronto Arts Foundation is partnering with Toronto Arts Council to help provide immediate relief for Artists affected by cancellations due to COVID-19. Launched on March 26, 2020, the TO Artist COVID-19 Response Fund. The Fund is an emergency support program that will help Toronto artists who have lost income as a result of COVID-19 arts event cancellations. 
Major donors and partners have generously kick-started the campaign with collective contributions to date of over $500,000 - enough to provide grants for more than 500 artists including musicians, actors, writers, dancers, community and visual artists. (Learn more)