Exploring a simple way of checking in on friends and keeping in touch during this time.
From Charlie Clark, Mayor of Saskatoon, Saskatoon StarPhoenix
The Canada Summer Jobs program helps employers hire summer staff and provide young Canadians access to the jobs they need during this unprecedented time. This program will help create up to 70,000 jobs for youth between 15 and 30 years of age.
For 2020, the changes to the Canada Summer Jobs program will help small businesses hire and keep the workers they need so they can continue to deliver essential services.
Provided by the Government of Canada
News of the coronavirus COVID-19 is everywhere, from the front page of all the papers to the playground at school. Many parents are wondering how to bring up the epidemic in a way that will be reassuring and not make kids more worried than they already may be. Here is some advice from the experts at the Child Mind Institute.
Provided by Child Mind Institute.
As we look at how we are responsive to the health needs of our local communities, many churches are making the decision whether to host worship together in person; or virtually to have connection digitally if not possible in person. Congregations are looking towards what their county health officials and local school districts are deciding, and often following suit.
Provided by The United Church of Christ, USA
The Coronavirus pandemic has impacted nearly every aspect of daily life for people across the globe. Phrases like “social distancing” have become commonplace. In the U.S., most schools and universities have closed; many businesses have temporarily shut their doors or will open for limited hours; and the CDC has recommended large gatherings should not take place at this time.
Local churches are also attempting to respond in appropriate ways, but many congregations have questions. The resources included below can assist your church as it seeks answers about this new reality.
Provided by Discipleship Ministries, United Methodist Church