Victoria County orgs get funds to strengthen, rebuild

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Nova Scotia – When Hurricane Fiona wreaked havoc on cities and towns along the Atlantic coast, the Government of Canada responded quickly with programs designed to help the region with long-term recovery efforts and adaptations to help businesses and communities recover, restore and rebuild for the future. Jaime Battiste, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of …

Cape Breton orgs get funds to repair, rebuild post-Hurricane Fiona

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The Hurricane Fiona Recovery Fund is helping communities and businesses recover and build resilience for future climate-related weather events Sydney – When Hurricane Fiona wreaked havoc on cities and towns along the Atlantic coast, the Government of Canada responded quickly with programs designed to help the region with long-term recovery efforts and adaptations to help businesses and communities recover, restore …

Helping Inverness County improve 15 rural climate comfort centres

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The Hurricane Fiona Recovery Fund is helping communities build resilience for future climate-related weather events Inverness County – Climate comfort centres play an essential role during extreme weather events, offering residents a place to shelter, charge devices, use the internet, and check in with family and friends. By providing a space where people can feel safe, supported, and connected during …

Making Richmond County climate comfort centres accessible 

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The Hurricane Fiona Recovery Fund is helping communities build resilience for future climate-related weather events Richmond County – Climate comfort centres play an essential role during extreme weather events, offering residents a place to shelter, charge devices, use the internet, and check in with family and friends. By providing a space where people can feel safe, supported, and connected during …

Port Hawkesbury gets funds to improve amenities at climate comfort centre

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The Hurricane Fiona Recovery Fund is helping communities build resilience for future climate-related weather events Port Hawkesbury – Climate comfort centres play an essential role during extreme weather events, offering residents a place to shelter, charge devices, use the internet and check in with family and friends. By providing a space where people can feel safe, supported, and connected during times …

Helping climate comfort centres in communities impacted by Hurricane Fiona 

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Support through the Hurricane Fiona Recovery Fund will enable communities to improve the readiness of their climate comfort centres New Glasgow – Late last September, Hurricane Fiona ravaged cities and towns in the four Atlantic provinces. Since the first days of disaster response, the Government of Canada has been helping keep people safe, and communities recover and rebuild. And now, …

Support to shellfish sector after Hurricane Fiona damages

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Springbrook – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) is providing financial support up to $40 million, over two years, in targeted support through the Hurricane Fiona Recovery Fund (HFRF), which supplements other federal measures to cover costs not covered by private insurance and other federal and provincial programs, such as Disaster Financial Assistance Arrangements (DFAA). The Agency will help industry associations undertake studies to …