This April, the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) is partnering with Service Canada and the provincial government to offer additional services at one-stop “Super-Clinics”.
Sydney – Thursday, April 4th 4pm - 8pm Royal Canadian Legion
Truro – Saturday, April 6th 10am – 3pm Truro Library
Kentville – Friday, April 12th 4:30pm – 8:30pm Salvation Army
Halifax – Saturday, April 13th 10am – 3pm Capt. William Spry Community Centre
Dartmouth – Tuesday, April 16th 3pm – 7pm Dartmouth North Community Food Centre 140-6 Primerose St.
Information on CVITO’s regular tax clinics is available online at: Canada.ca/guide-taxes-volunteer
Free Tax Filing on site – The Canada Revenue Agency, local volunteers & community partners are collaborating to complete and file tax returns at no charge. Identification and tax information is required. For free tax filing individuals need to have a simple tax situation and modest income. Suggested maximum household income levels are as follows:
1 person - $35,000 2 person - $45,000 3 person - $47,500 4 person $50,000
5 person - $52,000 5+ person - $52,000 + $2,500 per person
Sign up for the Canada Learning Bond – Eligible families have been invited to sign up for the Canada Learning Bond for their school-age children. No cost or investment is required. Provincial representatives will be available to help with the online sign up. Children must have a Social Insurance Number. No invitation? Come by anyway!
Get a Social Insurance Number – Service Canada will be on-site to provide SINs. Bring your child’s birth certificate to obtain a SIN for them, which is necessary to register for the Canada Learning Bond.
Rebate & Consumer Information – Service Nova Scotia will be providing information on provincial rebates and other consumer programs.
St. Mary’s Volunteer Appreciation Night. Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 starting at 6pm. You are invited to join us at the St. Mary's District Lion's Club for our annual Volunteer Appreciation Night. All volunteers are invited to attend. There will be food, tea/coffee & a guest speaker. Volunteers are the life blood of our community! Let's celebrate your achievements from another great year of volunteering!
The St. Mary’s Active Transportation Committee is looking for new members. Active transportation (“AT”) refers to all forms of human powered transportation. Most commonly, it refers to walking and cycling, but also rollerblading, skateboarding, running, wheelchair use, skating, canoeing/kayaking, & snowshoeing. Members will help move forward projects in the Active Sherbrooke plan as well as other AT Projects in St. Mary’s.
The Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s is going to the Saltscapes East Coast Expo from April 26-28th. This event is a great opportunity to promote St. Mary’s to potential tourists. The Municipality would like to partner with local businesses and non-profits for this event.
Get in touch with us if you would like to explore partnership opportunities to help promote your business or organization. Call (902) 522-2049 and ask for Kelly or Kerri.