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This Rural Action Centre (RAC) partners with multiple agencies and organizations to assist with business and community development.

In addition to our host, CBDC West Prince Ventures, the Alberton RAC provides access to a Human Resource Specialist and the Community Navigator. 

Please contact our Client Information Officer if you have questions or would like to book an appointment.

Barb MacDonald

Client Information Officer

455 Main Street, Alberton PE    C0B 1B0
Phone:      (902) 853-3616
Toll Free:  1-855-297-9898
Email:  barb.macdonald@cbdc.ca

OPEN MONDAY-FRIDAY:

Summer hours:  8:00am-4:00pm
Winter hours:  8:30am-4:30pm

Click the links below for more information about our partners. 

Alberton Upcoming Events

COVID-19 Update - March 24

 In light of COVID19, Rural Action Centres are currently closed to the public for in-person service and training workshops.

Our staff and partners are still available to help you access supports you need during this time of uncertainty. There are many emergency relief programs available for businesses, employers, employees and the self-employed. 

Please see below and click the links for important resources available to you.


COVID-19 Update, March 31

To download a PDF version, click here.
 
Rural Action Centre staff and partners are here to help you during the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

Please do not hesitate to contact your Rural Action Centre if you have questions or need some direction. We do not have all the answers, but we are happy to provide any help we can.

See links below for up-to-date information on available supports.

PROVINCE: Overview of programs, details, online applications: www.princeedwardisland.ca/covidforbusiness

FEDERAL: For individuals and businesses: www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html

NEW* COMMERCIAL TENANTS AND LANDLORDS
Rent can be deferred for three months. Landlords can be compensated: www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/finance-pei/commercial-lease-rent-deferral-program

NEW* EMPLOYEE GIFT CARDS – Employers Apply
Sobeys gift cards for employees who are laid off to help them before their EI benefits begin.
www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/service/employee-gift-card-program

NEW* CANADA EMERGENCY RESPONSE BENEFIT – Employees, Contract Workers, & Self-Employed
$2000 per month for four months; apply through web portal in early April
www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan/covid19-individuals.html#new_canada_emergency_response_benefit

New* 75% WAGE SUBSIDY – Retroactive to March 15th - www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan/covid19-businesses.html#wage_subsidies

NEW* CANADA EMERGENCY BUSINESS ACCOUNT -Businesses and Non-Profits
Interest-free loans up to $40,000
www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan/covid19-businesses.html

 

NEW* UNITED WAY PEI COMPASSION FUND – Community Non-Profits 

Available to registered charities serving marginalized community members across PEI
For details and online application:  https://peiunitedway.com/covid-19-response


 

Toll Free: 1.855.297.9898