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Looking for a quick training opportunity that could lead to employment opportunities post pandemic?
Smart Serve Ontario is offering free on-line Smart Serve training until April 30, 2020. For info, visit: https://smartserve.ca/.

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Having Fun in Isolation: Scavenger Hunt Ideas

While you are at home in isolation with the kids, why not have some fun with a Scavenger Hunt at home? Here are some cool ideas to keep the kids (and yourself) occupied.

Click here to download/view great 9 ideas.

  1. Inventor Scavenger Hunt
  2. Indoor Scavenger Hunt
  3. Rainbow Scavenger Hunt
  4. Book Scavenger Hunt
  5. Math Scavenger Hunt
  6. Five Senses Scavenger Hunt
  7. Backyard Scavenger Hunt
  8. Spring Scavenger Hunt
  9. Nature Scavenger Hunt
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Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Individuals

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

For information on what support is available for individuals, visit the Government of Canada page at https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html#individuals for info related to:

  • Individuals and families
  • People facing unemployment
  • People who are sick, quarantined, or in directed self-isolation
  • People who are unable to work
  • Indigenous peoples
  • People who need it most
  • Seniors
  • Students and recent graduates
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COVID-19: Tenant Rights & Responsibilities

If you are a Tenant, be sure to know your legal rights and responsibilities during the COVID-19 crisis.

The Community Legal Clinic provides information, advice and representation to low income tenants in Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk.

If you are having a problem with your rental unit or your landlord, they can explain your rights and obligations under the law, and advise you on how to take steps to resolve the issue.

Click here to visit their website, or call 519-752-8669.

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Resources and supports available for LGBTQ2S+ community

With many thanks to The Bridge:

  1. Kyle’s Place – support for trans/non-binary people in Hamilton / Brantford / Halton / Niagara / Simcoe.
    Trans and non-binary person in need of groceries / meds delivery / drive to appointments / peer support, can get in touch with Kyle’s Place through email (transpeersupport@gmail.com) or a message to Kyle’s Place FaceBook page.
  2. An article on “How Queer and Marginalized communities can take care of one another during COVID-19” can be found here.
  3. Facebook Page – CareMongering-Brantford: Brantford Community Response to COVID-19.
  4. An infographic to help understand what COVID-19 related benefit you might qualify for can be found here.
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