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The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS): changes and updates

Sunday May 17, 2020

The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) covers 75% of an employee's wages – up to $847 per week – for eligible employers. Here is a summary of some of latest key developments regarding CEWS: Claim period extended to August 29th Finance Minister Bill [...]
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Application portal for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) opens on Monday, April 27th and other news

Friday April 24, 2020

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) Businesses will be able to apply for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) using the CRA's My Business Account beginning Monday, April 27th. In preparation, eligible employers need to ensure that both their login credentials and CRA direct deposit [...]
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COVID-19 UPDATE: New and expanded federal government measures, April 13th – 17th

Saturday April 18, 2020

The federal government has introduced numerous measures over the past several weeks to assist Canadian businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. This week, the government announced expanded eligibly for two of these programs, and introduced a new initiative that would assist small businesses by [...]
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Work-Sharing Agreements: preventing layoffs while preserving cash flow

Monday April 13, 2020

Work-Sharing (WS) presents a viable option for many employers to prevent layoffs, while still preserving cash flow, during the COVID-19 crisis. Work-Sharing is a formal agreement between eligible employers, employees and the federal government. It allows eligible employees to access partial EI benefits [...]
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