There are a number of resources, supports and programs available to individuals, families and businesses during these challenging times. Please click on the following links and resources below to access the information.
The Federal Government has released a number of measures, programs and supports for individuals, seniors, families and businesses due to COVID-19. Click HERE to visit their Economic Response Plan.
Click HERE to visit the Province of Ontario's website and find out about information and supports available.
July 13, 2020 Press Release: Nearly all Businesses and Public Spaces to Re-Open in Stage 3
June 17, 2020 Press Release: Ontario Extends State of Emergency until July 10th
June 19, 2020 Press Release: Ontario Prepares for the Safe Re-Opening of Schools
Municipal Financial Relief
At a Special Meeting of Council, on March 31, 2020, as per Resolution 92-03-2020, Council approved the following financial relief measures for citizens and businesses during these challenging times.
1.) Extension of due dates on all new Water Bills and 2nd Installment of the Interim Tax Bill. New due date for both is June 30, 2020.
Interest would continue to accumulate on any balance that predated the COVID-19 outbreak. The situation can be reassessed in three months to determine if the measure should be extended for an additional period.
2.) Doubled the base rate for water permitted to be used per billing period (3 months) from 45 cubic meters to 90 cubic meters.
3.) Suspended all new tax registrations for the next 3 months.
If you have any questions regarding these financial measures, please contact the Municipal Office at (705) 368-3500.
NEMI Vulnerable Persons Network
If you are a resident of NEMI and are in need of assistance, a group of volunteers are building a network to make sure everybody has a helping hand during this public health emergency. If you want your name added to this network, please call Debbie at the Expositor Office at (705) 368-2744 or after hours email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hydro One Pandemic Relief Program
Hydro One has created a Pandemic Relief Program to help Hydro One customers who are struggling to pay their electricity bills during COVID-19. If you are in need of assistance, please contact them at 1-888-664-9376. CUSTOMER CONTACT CENTER HOURS are: Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Or you may visit their website by clicking HERE.
Sudbury District Health Unit
For up to date information on the Novel coronavirus, please visit their website by clicking HERE
Mental Health Resources & Supports
Kids Help Phone- Call 1-800-668-6868 OR Text CONNECT to 686868 OR visit https://kidshelpphone.ca/
BounceBack - Call 1-866-345-0224 for supports for adults and youth 15+ years.
ConnexOntario- Call 1-866-531-2600 or visit https://www.connexontario.ca/ for support for mental health, addictions and gambling.
Good2Talk- Call 1-866-925-5454 or Text GOOD2TALKON to 686868.