Finding a way forward in uncertainty

When Harold came to Canada in 2007, his wife was pregnant with their second child and their first child was 8 months old. A friend had told them about Calgary, so they landed in the prairies to begin their new life. Harold had left his job as a dentist in Colombia and did not speak English, so the family was starting from the beginning. “It… Read more

Support for Businesses impacted by COVID-19 – Update March 30

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting our economy in many ways as companies and organizations are being ordered to close or reduce their operations to protect public health and prevent further spread of the virus. All levels of government are working extremely hard to activate public resources to support businesses and organizations in these extraordinary times. Keep reading to learn more about the initiatives that are… Read more

Financial Supports for People Impacted by COVID-19 – Update April 1

Momentum is now offering Community Helplines and Coaching Services.  If you still have questions or need support after reading this post, we’re available to assist you. Everyone is concerned with the growing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on ourselves, our families, and our communities. As citizens, one way we support each other during emergencies is by building up our social safety net when we pay our… Read more

3 Tax Filing Changes that Everyone Should Know

Recent events around the world have caused many changes affecting Canadians, and taxes are no exception. Read below for three changes that will affect how you file income taxes for tax year 2019. Change #1 – Deadline to file taxes is now June 1, 2020 The last day to file your taxes 2019 income taxes in Canada has now been extended to June 1, 2020… Read more