Update Regarding the “Atlantic Bubble”

(Fredericton, June 25th, 2020) – Given that the Government of New Brunswick has announced on June 24th, 2020 that “interprovincial travel without the requirement to self-isolate will be permitted in Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, for residents of Atlantic Canada as of July 3,” grant applications (projects) submitted to artsnb in all programs are allowed with the following caveats:

  • travel is allowed only within the Atlantic provinces (NB, NS, PE, NL), effective as of July 3rd, 2020 and subject to change, as per provincial guidelines;
  • grant recipients must respect guidelines pertaining to COVID-19 restrictions issued by provincial authorities, both in their home region and province, and at their destination;
  • recipients must contact the Program Officer if their event is suspended, postponed or cancelled.

Note that the upcoming Career Development deadline has been pushed to July 10th.  Applicants planning to submit an application to this program are encouraged to contact the Program Officer with any questions they might have, keeping in mind that the Officer will be out of office from June 29th to July 3rd.

You may also read the full press release in PDF format below.