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Oshawa to receive more than $4 million in emergency relief funding

OSHAWA – The City of Oshawa will receive $4.012 million in COVID-19 emergency assistance funding as part of the federal-provincial Safe Restart Agreement.

The relief funding will assist the City with financial pressures and help ensure that we continue to provide critical services and programs to the community as we safety and gradually reopen our city.

Under the Agreement, funding will be allocated to municipalities in two phases, with the City receiving $4.012 million in funding in phase one to directly support COVID-19 operating costs and financial pressures.

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“On behalf of Council and the City of Oshawa, I want to thank the federal and provincial governments for announcing this much-needed financial assistance for municipalities,” “I am pleased to announce that Oshawa will receive over $4 million in emergency funding to assist with COVID-19 pressures.”

“We are grateful that the Province of Ontario has made this commitment to assist Oshawa through the pandemic,”

Councillor John Gray, Chair, Finance Committee. Tweet