As we prepare for the holiday season, I wanted to share these updates on the work I have been doing for Fairview-Clayton Park.
Families across Nova Scotia will soon be paying less for childcare
Most families will see a decrease in fees, which follows a previous reduction in the spring. The result will be fees that are 50 percent lower on average than in 2019 for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
Public engagement requested on food and beverage strategy
Nova Scotians are encouraged to share their views on what the government can do to help get more healthy, local food onto kitchen tables.
One-time top-up to the Canada Housing Benefit
You may be eligible for a tax-free one-time payment of $500 if your income and the amount that you pay on rent qualify.
Getting ready for winter in Nova Scotia
With temperatures dropping and wintery weather around the corner, the Province advises Nova Scotians to get ready now for winter weather.
Join Air Cadets
If you are interested in Aviation, the Canadian Armed Forces, volunteering, and meeting new friends, Air Cadets is the place for you.
Funding for community housing applications
Non-profits and cooperative housing groups in Nova Scotia can now apply for support through the Community Housing Growth Fund.
Heating Assistance Rebate Program
The Heating Assistance Rebate Program helps low-income Nova Scotians with the cost of home heating. Rebates range from $100 to $200. You can apply until March 31, 2023.
Small Business Hurricane Relief Program
Applications are now open for the Small Business Hurricane Relief Program for small businesses struggling in the aftermath of hurricane Fiona.
Age-friendly Communities Grant
Community groups are encouraged to create new projects to help Nova Scotia seniors be active and involved in their communities.