News Manufacturing General
November 3, 2020  

Bill introduced to provide businesses with direct access to rent relief

Would also extend the federal emergency wage subsidy until June 2021.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 23, 2020  

Liberals vow wage subsidy extension to 2021, revamp of EI system

Acknowledging the economic situation facing many employers is still fraught.

News Government Economy General
September 15, 2020  

Manitoba job program will be extended another two months: Pallister

Back To Work program offers money to businesses that hire new staff or rehire people who have been laid off during the pandemic.

News Manufacturing Economy General Production
September 10, 2020  

Transcontinental benefits from short-term wage subsidy

Most of its revenue decline was in printing, which services newspaper and flyer producers.

News Government General
July 28, 2020  

Senate approves bill on wage subsidy, disability payments for COVID-19

Bill C-20 passed on a voice vote without changes

News Government Economy General
July 16, 2020  

Manitoba offers more subsidies for businesses hit by COVID-19

Until now, the Back To Work program paid businesses who hired or brought back staff up to $5,000 per employee.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 14, 2020  

Federal wage subsidy to be extended to December: Trudeau

Nothing yet on how eligibility rules all be reshaped for the program critics say stop some employers from getting aid they need.

News Government General
June 10, 2020  

Significant changes to wage subsidy and CERB programs required: CFIB

Small business owners face significant barriers hiring or recalling staff as they return to work.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 5, 2020  

Banks facilitate access to CEWS through CRA direct deposit

Business customers are encouraged to enroll in direct deposit for quick and direct access to the CEWS.

News Government General
April 28, 2020  

Nearly 10,000 businesses apply for wage subsidy in first hours: Trudeau

Federal officials unable to say how many workers receiving the CERB may be rehired through the wage subsidy.

News Government General
April 27, 2020  

Close the scab loophole to federal wage subsidy: Unifor

Union is also calling on all employers to maintain workforces or recall laid off workers under CEWS.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 23, 2020  

Trudeau announces student aid, defends no universal COVID-19 benefit

Says government approach to target its emergency financial assistance in stages to those who need it most most effective.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 22, 2020  

Broken supply links bedevil easing of COVID-19 restrictions

Shutdown of an Alberta meat plant, empty planes from China highlight the challenges of maintaining supply chains.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 20, 2020  

Federal wage subsidy payments to flow first week of May

Liberals hope the subsidy will prompt companies to rehire many of the 6 million workers who asked for emergency federal aid.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 1, 2020  

Parliament may need to be recalled to approve wage subsidy program

Was recalled briefly last week to approve a $107-billion emergency aid package.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 31, 2020  

Large business, non profits, charities eligible for wage subsidy: Trudeau

Available to employers that can show their revenues have fallen by at least 30% due to COVID-19.