New Disaster Assistance Programs Announced:

The government has announced that it will replace the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance Program (ODRAP) with two new disaster assistance programs. You can read about the changes here. While only limited details have been revealed, the government has adopted two of AMCTO’s recommendations, including an extension of the amount of time for municipalities to assess damage costs from 14 days to 4 months. The full changes will be made available in early 2016, for more information in the meantime you can read AMCTO’s submission on the program.


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