The Ontario government is expanding the Support for Learners program to include secondary school students to help offset education expenses. Support will be available for those who… Read more »
The Ontario government is once again providing a one-time payment of $200 per child for families facing new education-related expenses in the COVID-19 era. **NEW — Expanded… Read more »
The federal Liberals are rolling out a $37−billion income−support plan for workers whose earnings have crashed during the pandemic, providing a hint of future changes to the… Read more »
Manitoba Government Offers More Subsidies for Businesses Hit by COVID-19 and Extends Back To Work Program
The Manitoba government is extending and expanding a wage-subsidy program to spur job creation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Until now, the Back To Work program paid businesses… Read more »
The federal government is for the second time extending its program to subsidize wages in companies hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, this time until at least December. But… Read more »
The Manitoba government is expanding a one-time wage supplement for low-income front-line workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The province is doubling the wage cap so that workers can get the… Read more »
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced support to help Canadians with disabilities deal with extra expenses during the pandemic. This support includes a one-time payment to certificate holders… Read more »
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that seniors eligible for the Old Age Security (OAS) pension and the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) will receive their special one-time, tax-free… Read more »
May 15: More Employers Can Now Apply For Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy as Eligibility Criteria Expanded
The federal government announced that federal wage subsidy for employees in businesses hit hard by COVID-19 will last at least until the end of August. Trudeau also… Read more »
The CESB, which will be delivered by the Canada Revene Agency (CRA), will provide temporary income support to eligible post-secondary students and new graduates who are unable to work or find work this summer due to COVID-19, or are working and are not making over $1000.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced that the Canada Emergency Student Benefit application process will open this Friday, May 15. The CESB will be available from May… Read more »
The federal government is giving seniors a one-time, tax-free top-up payment to help manage extra costs associated with COVID-19.
Seniors Minister Deb Schulte says seniors who receive old age security will get $300, and those who receive the guaranteed income supplement will receive $200.
Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault is offering more details on which Canadian arts and culture organizations will benefit from $500 million of COVID-19 government support.
The money earmarked for sports will go to national and provincial organizations, Canadian sport institutes and Indigenous sport groups.
The Prince Edward Island government has announced a number of programs to assist people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Finance Minister Darlene Compton says 17,000 Islanders who… Read more »
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has announced an extra $300 per child in May as part of federal initiatives to support families deal with the added pressures… Read more »
On March 23, 2020, the government of British Columbia announced a cumulative economic package of $5 billion in income supports, tax relief and direct funding for people,… Read more »
The government of Saskatchewan has introduced a $400 per month temporary wage supplement for lower-income essential workers at senior-care, group homes, childcare facilities, and emergency and transition… Read more »
The federal government has announced that applications for 75 per cent wage subsidy for qualifying businesses will open on April 27th. Officials expect to have processed 90… Read more »
The government of Ontario has announced temporary pandemic payment for front-line workers. There will be an of four dollars per hour worked on top of existing hourly… Read more »
Ontario Joins the Federal Government For $900M Ontario-Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program
The Ontario government has announced that is partnering with the federal government by committing $241 million through the new Ontario-Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program (OCECRA) to… Read more »
Expectant mothers who have been left out of a key COVID-19 emergency-aid program will receive financial help, and will qualify for federal benefits when they go on maternity… Read more »
The Manitoba government is promising wage subsidies for businesses that hire students this summer. Premier Brian Pallister says the government will pay half of eligible wages — up… Read more »
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is announcing significant rent relief for businesses that can’t afford to pay their landlords at a time when their operations are shut down… Read more »