Members should be aware that the Government of Ontario is providing funding for parents to help offset costs during the 2020-21 school year, including items such as computer purchases. Eligible parents/guardians can receive a one-time payment of:

· $200 for each child up to age 12

· $250 for each child or youth up to age 21 with special needs

The deadline to apply for this funding is January 15, 2021. For more information and the link to apply, please visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-support-learners

I know not all of you are parents but you may have friends or family who could qualify…You can choose to have the funds sent by Interac e-Transfer®, direct deposit or cheque.

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