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COVID-19 Update – Government of Canada actions on COVID-19

COVID-19 Update – Government of Canada actions on COVID-19

We are sharing a short update today on the federal government’s announcements regarding the Canada Summer Jobs Program and further clarification of their plans for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy. Canada Summer Jobs Program Today Prime Minister Trudeau announced an...

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COVID-19 Update – Government of Canada actions on COVID-19

COVID-19 Update – Government of Canada actions on COVID-19

Today we are providing you a digest of federal government announcements related to COVID-19 made over the past several days: Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) update The first day of the CERB application process appears to have gone smoothly.  The government...

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COVID-19 Update – Government of Canada actions on COVID-19

Quick Reference Guide to Targeted COVID-19 Relief

COVID-19 has sparked an unprecedented and ongoing response from Canada’s federal and provincial governments. Given the massive economic damage, our governments are taking steps to introduce substantial relief measures targeted at almost every segment of society and...

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COVID-19 Update – Government of Canada actions on COVID-19

COVID-19 Update – Government of Canada actions on COVID-19

Today the government provided a few more details about their support for business and workers in response to the economic slowdown caused by COVID-19. Here are the highlights: CANADA EMERGENCY WAGE SUBSIDY DETAILS As announced previously, the proposed Canada Emergency...

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COVID-19 Update – Government of Canada actions on COVID-19

COVID-19 Update – Government of Canada actions on COVID-19

Today the federal government provided details on their efforts to secure vital equipment and supplies required to combat COVID-19. Note that details on the expanded Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy, which we had hoped to obtain today, will now be announced tomorrow...

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COVID-19 Update – Government of Canada actions on COVID-19

COVID-19 Update – Government of Canada actions on COVID-19

The federal government made a major announcement about the federal COVID-19 response today. In summary: ANNOUNCEMENTS: The Prime Minister announced that the 75% wage subsidy will now apply to all sizes of companies, including charities and non-profits, so long as they...

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COVID-19 Update – Government of Canada actions on COVID-19

COVID-19 Update – Government of Canada actions on COVID-19

The government announced major economic initiatives today in order to mitigate the business impact of the COVID-19 pandemic: A wage subsidy for employers covering 75% of wages, up from a previously announced 10%. This program will be backdated to March 15th. This only...

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