Municipal Affairs and Environment
July 5, 2018

Applications Now Available for Community Enhancement Employment Program

The Provincial Government is now accepting applications from not-for-profit organizations and local governments that wish to sponsor projects funded by the Community Enhancement Employment Program.

The Community Enhancement Employment Program provides funding to eligible sponsors, including towns, Inuit Community Governments, regional municipalities, local service districts, community and economic development organizations, and other non-profit organizations. Individuals can be employed for up to 400 hours in order to become eligible for employment insurance benefits.

Applications for the 2018-19 Community Enhancement Employment Program are available on the Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment website at: They can also be obtained by emailing or by calling 1-866-508-5500. The deadline for receipt of applications is July 27, 2018.

These initiatives deliver on commitments in The Way Forward to strengthen the province’s economic foundation and deliver better services and better outcomes for residents. The Way Forward outlines all actions the Provincial Government is taking to achieve a strong, diversified province with a high standard of living, and can be viewed at

“We recognize that there are residents who need opportunities to develop new skills, and can gain those skills by working on projects that improve their communities, and enhance tourism and economic development. This $4.9 million in funding for the Community Enhancement Employment Program will give them the ability to further their skills development and help their communities thrive.”
Honourable Andrew Parsons
Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment

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Lynn Robinson
Municipal Affairs and Environment
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2018 07 05                              10:40 a.m.