$50-million emergency program for small and medium-sized businesses will be winding down.
Many fear future COVID-19 outbreaks could renew closures and interruptions.
Thirty-nine per cent of reporting manufacturing firms identified business health as bad.
43% of Canada China Business Council survey respondents reported business was down in 2019-2020 period following a record 2018.
Businesses allow to defer T2 returns otherwise due in June, July or August, to Sept. 1.
43% businesses think they will need government incentives to continue operating.
Alberta, Manitoba and New Brunswick lead the way with companies fully open.
Develop a plan to stabilize and protect your business in the wake of massive changes.
Expects business activity to hit a low point in Q2, before gradually recovering in the second half of the year.
It’s an ongoing exercise: monitor regularly, forecast, reforecast and update frequently.
A BDC survey shows more entrepreneurs are worried about the economy than they are about their own business.
New guidelines aimed at areas with low transmission of the coronavirus, while keeping measures in place in harder-hit places.
Only 5% foresee adding on full-time staff in the next three months, 63% say they will have to cut back.
Won’t affect manufacturers, health-care facilities, grocery stores, government services, banks, gas stations, agricultural operations, liquor stores.
Claims the real people want to get back to work ASAP, critics say he’s presenting the nation with a false choice.