Municipal Affairs and Environment
June 26, 2019

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 2019-20 Community Enhancement Employment Program are available on the Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment website at:; by emailing; or by calling 1-866-508-5500.

The deadline for receipt of applications is July 26, 2019.

“The Community Enhancement Employment Program is one of the ways our government is building safe and sustainable communities. Through a Budget 2019 investment of $4.9 million, the program will continue to provide residents with employment opportunities and improve communities.”
Honourable Lisa Dempster

Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment

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Community Enhancement Employment Program

Media contact
Lynn Robinson
Municipal Affairs and Environment
709-729-5449, 691-9466 

2019 06 26                              10:20 a.m.