Tag: COVID-19

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May2020
The Canadian government reported on Tuesday that nearly 44,000 businesses have applied for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program to help them deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. The emergency measure will cover 75% of wages for employers that have seen sharp declines in revenue since the novel coronavirus hit Canada ... Read More

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May2020
Meanwhile, Ontario’s plan, announced Monday, is very different from Quebec’s. As Premier Doug Ford put it, it’s “not a calendar, it’s a road map,” meaning there is no specific date set yet for the plan to be set in motion. The province must see a “consistent two-to-four week decrease in ... Read More

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May2020
Quebec announced its plan to reopen businesses Tuesday, with retail, construction and manufacturing companies set to open their doors next week. Premier François Legault said the numbers of new cases have been stable for the past two weeks, excluding those in long-term care homes. Based on this, the province has ... Read More

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May2020
The federal government has enacted measures valued at more than $250 billion to mitigate the financial impacts of COVID-19. The highlights below cover business loans, rent relief, wage subsidies and workplace guidelines. Wage subsidies The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy is a federal benefit designed to ... Read More

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May2020
The latest COVID-19 updates from across the country: British Columbia‘s top health official said on May 5 that the province has “put the brakes” on the coronavirus outbreak, but Dr. Bonnie Henry cautioned that B.C. is “not through this yet.” Officials in British ... Read More

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May2020
The Ontario government is allowing certain businesses and workplaces to reopen as long as they comply with strict public health measures and operate safely during the COVID-19 outbreak. Those permitted to start up include seasonal businesses and some essential construction projects. The ... Read More