CORNWALL Ontario – The Province of Ontario in partnership with the federal government has announced millions of dollars in COVID-19 relief funding to support public services in the City of Cornwall and United Counties of SD&G.
The funding is a part of a broader initiative that sees 444 municipalities in the province receiving COVID-19 relief aid.
“I was proud to join the Premier today as the Parliamentary Assistant to Minister Clark,” said Jim McDonell, MPP for Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry. “This new funding will provide municipalities with the support they need to protect the health and well-being of the people of Ontario, while continuing to deliver critical public services.”
Municipalities will receive the following support:
- City of Cornwall, $2,686,300 and an additional $687,352 to support transit operations
- North Dundas, $292,200
- North Stormont, $176,700
- South Dundas, $299,600
- South Glengarry, $360,200
- North Glengarry, $295,200
- South Stormont, $338,500
- United Counties of Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry, $1,762,300
In September, the federal and provincial partnership will have delivered $695 million in Phase 1 relief funding to support operating costs of municipalities.