Update – April 29, 2020

Canada

April 29th – CERB Expansion for Students

Through the CESB, currently being considered by Parliament, students who are not receiving the Canada Emergency Response Benefit would receive $1,250 per month for up to four months (May-August 2020). Students with disabilities, students with dependents would receive an additional $750. The CESB would be available to:

  • students who are enrolled in a post-secondary education program leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate;
  • students who ended their studies or graduated no earlier than December 2019;
  • high-school graduates who have applied for and will be joining post-secondary programs in the coming months; and
  • Canadian students studying abroad meeting one of the above criteria.

The Government of Canada is working to get money quickly into the pockets of Canadians who need it most.  Students who have been unable to find employment or self-employment due to COVID-19 during the four week period for which they are applying for the CESB would be able to do so starting in May. Details will be available soon.

 Ontario

April 26th — Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced that all publicly-funded schools will remain closed until at least May 31, 2020, as part of an effort to keep students, staff and families safe from COVID-19.

Peel

https://peelregion.ca/news/archiveitem.asp?year=2020&month=3&day=27&file=2020327.xml

PAMA COVID19 Time Capsule submissions

BRAMPTON, ON (April 27, 2020) – The Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives (PAMA) and Museums of Mississauga are creating a COVID-19 time capsule to document the experience and memories of the Covid-19 pandemic. Peel residents are being asked to contribute items to the time capsule, which will chronicle the social, health, economic impacts of Covid-19 across Peel. Once the pandemic is over, the time capsule will be a way to reflect on this health crisis and show the resilience of our community and region.

Residents and businesses can submit photos, journal entries, posters and signage, home lesson plans, original new works of art and music, modified take-out menus, cross-stitching, even scans of grocery lists. All pieces need to be submitted digitally to PAMAmuseum@peelregion.ca to become part of this time capsule.

Brampton

Brampton Transit

BRAMPTON, ON (April 29, 2020) –To ensure Brampton Transit is serving its community safely during the COVID-19 emergency, bus service will be changed as follows until further notice, effective Monday, May 4.

The additional service and increased frequency on the routes below will be reintroduced to help support access to healthcare facilities and employment areas in Brampton, and to improve access and connections to other Brampton Transit services. Best efforts will be made to sustain these services with the resources we have.

 511/511A Züm Steeles – Weekday AM (6 AM to 9 AM) and PM (3 PM to 7 PM) Peak frequency increased from every 20 minutes to every 10 minutes
• 7/7A Kennedy – Weekday AM (6 AM to 9 AM) and PM (3 PM to 7 PM) Peak frequency increased to every 10 minutes
• 8 Centre – Saturday service added
• 14/14A Torbram – Weekday AM (6 AM to 9 AM) and PM (3 PM to 7 PM) Peak frequency increased to every 10 minutes
• 18 Dixie – Weekday AM (6 AM to 9 AM) and PM (3 PM to 7 PM) Peak frequency increased from every 15 minutes to every seven minutes
• 20/20A East Industrial – 20A back in service from Monday to Friday
• 29 Williams Parkway – Midday (9 AM to 3 PM) service added from Monday to Saturday, no Sunday service
• 31 McVean – Midday (9 AM to 3 PM) service added from Monday to Saturday, no Sunday service
• 51 Hereford – Midday (9 AM to 3 PM) service added from Monday to Saturday, no Sunday service
• 52 McMurchy – Saturday and Sunday service added
• 60 Mississauga – Midday (9 AM to 3 PM) service added from Monday to Friday

Senior ID and Veteran cards are not being issued due to COVID-19. Customers can continue to use their expired cards until further notice.

As a reminder, Customer Service counters at terminals are closed. Starting on May 4, terminal building hours at Bramalea, Brampton Gateway and Downtown Terminals will be changed to 6 AM to 9 PM.

Landlords Tenant Board

The province continues their suspension of evictions during this pandemic.

The Landlord and Tenant Board is not accepting in-person submission of documents. To confirm alternative options to submit documents, email LTB@ontario.ca or call 1 888 332-3234 or 416 645-8080. For TTY relay service, dial 1 800 855-0511.

April 16, 2020 — ServiceOntario Centres are limiting the intake of Landlord and Tenant Board applications to the following circumstances:

  • the application represents an emergency situation
  • the applicant has no access to a computer
  • the applicant’s only option for payment is by cash, certified cheque, or money order
  • other limitations to applicant’s alternate filing options.

Most LTB applications can be submitted via e-file. If you can’t use e-file, send your application by mail or fax to your LTB regional office.

Details and directions for Brampton Service Ontario Location to submit documents.

1 Gateway Boulevard
Brampton ON L6T 0G3

Hours of operation

Monday – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Tuesday – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Wednesday – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Thursday – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Friday – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

 


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