October 7, 2022
Storm Response – Help for Businesses, NFPs, Employers & Self-Employed
Check out the programs below to help recover from losses related to Fiona.
Wage Rebate for Impacted Workers (includes self-employed) to help cover wages while the business was closed and not earning revenue because of power outages or storm damage.
Emergency Jobs Initiative provides wage subsidies to hire temporary staff for clean-up.
Provincial Disaster Financial Assistance Program is available to help individuals and families with costs to repair or replace uninsurable, essential basic property loss due to disasters. The program is also available to small businesses, not-for-profit organizations and municipal governments.
Small Business Week October 17 – 21
Rural Action Centres are collaborating with partners in communities across the province to celebrate small businesses. We are hosting BBQs and drop-ins at businesses, networking events, and informative workshops.
Check out our Small Business Week calendar of events and find your opportunity to let us help you succeed.
Upcoming Events at Rural Action Centres
- Ignition Fund Info Sessions – Innovation PEI will host information sessions from 12 noon to 1 p.m.
- October 25 – Alberton
- October 27 – Montague
- October 13 – Alberton: Financial Literacy for Newcomers
- Youth on Board – the student deadline to apply for this opportunity has been extended to October 14th. Check out the details HERE.
Contact the Client Information Officer in your local centre if we can be of assistance.
Emma Gamble, Montague | firstname.lastname@example.org | 902-838-4030
Barb MacDonald, Alberton | email@example.com | 902-853-3616
Josée Ouellette, Wellington | firstname.lastname@example.org | 902-854-3439
Rural Action Centres | Toll free | 1-855-297-9898