Food Bank Funding: If you are a food bank in Newmarket, Aurora or East Gwillimbury that is seeking funding due to COVID-19, the Government of Canada has set up a network where funding can be allocated. Email aafc.foodprograms-programmesalimentaires.aac@canada.ca for more information.

Access to Food Banks: A list of food banks in our area can be found at this link.

Food Donations: If you are a business in our community that has excess food to donate, FoodRescue.ca has a tool set up for you to ensure that your food does not go to waste.

Volunteer Opportunities to Help Seniors: Spark Ontario is preparing a list of volunteer opportunities in the GTA to assist seniors during the ongoing pandemic.

Cultural, Artistic, Heritage, and Sporting SectorWe have announced funding of $500 million to establish a new COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund for Cultural, Heritage and Sport Organizations. The Fund is an additional temporary measure created to provide financial support to organizations in these sectors, which complements the Government’s existing COVID-19 support measures for wages and fixed costs.