Frequently Asked Questions regarding COVID-19
Last updated: March 03, 2021
March 03, 2021
The federal government intends to extend The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy and the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy to June 5, 2021
For details, please visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2021/03/government-announces-wage-and-rent-subsidy-amounts-to-remain-unchanged-through-to-june.html
February 12, 2021
The federal government has released new details on upcoming air travel and land border restrictions.
The new restrictions will come into effect on February 15th for travelers arriving by land and February 22nd for those arriving by air. Please visit the following links for important information on the new travel requirements:
February 09, 2021
Effective February 15, 2021 – A PCR test showing negative results will be required to enter Canada through a land border. This test needs to be done within 72 hours before point of entry.
The federal government has announced that those who accessed CERB based on their gross income instead of net income, will not have to return your CERB payments if you met the other eligibility criteria.
The Government of Canada will provide targeted interest relief to Canadians who received COVID-related income support benefits
January 29, 2021
The federal government announced that they will be implementing new travel restrictions:
All travelers arriving from overseas will need to take a COVID-19 PCR test at the airport, and quarantine in a designated hotel for three days at their own expense while they await results.
- Those with negative test results will be able to then isolate at home.
- Those with positive tests will be immediately quarantined in designated government facilities.
Effective Sunday January 31, 2021, travel to sunshine destinations will be suspended until at least April 30th, 2020
COVID-19 Financial Assistance
For available benefits, please visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html
For assistance in finding what benefits you may be eligible for, please visit: https://covid-benefits.alpha.canada.ca/en/start
The Canada US Border will remain closed until at least February 21, 2021
For COVID-19 travel information, please visit https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/latest-travel-health-advice.html
For current information on the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html
The Alberta Government has enacted new mandatory provincewide restrictions.
For information please visit: https://www.alberta.ca/enhanced-public-health-measures.aspx
For provincial COVID-19 updates, please visit: https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/
For provincial Income, housing, and employment support please visit:
Rocky View County https://www.rockyview.ca/