Trudeau says feds will create EI like benefit for gig, contract workers
The $80-billion Canada Emergency Response Benefit is set to wind down over the coming weeks
Liberals detail changes to COVID-19 aid, MPs asked to OK new spending
More workers than expected were applying for Canada Emergency Response Benefit.
Nearly 5.4M receiving emergency federal aid as requests climb
New loan program on the way to help eligible small businesses cover costs.
‘Relaxed’ rules for wage subsidy, more support for student jobs: Trudeau
Rather than having to show a 30% decline in revenues, employers can show a 15% decline in March
Canadians can now apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit
Those who have already applied for Employment Insurance do not need to reapply.
Emergency relief program changes coming to expand eligibility: Trudeau
Design of the $24-billion benefit program leaves out people whose hours have been slashed, but not eliminated entirely.
Laid off? How to apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit
Offers a monthly $2,000 payment for a period of up to 16 weeks for those who wouldn’t otherwise be eligible for Employment Insurance.