COVID-19
May 27, 2020

CEWS Consultation

On May 15th, we announced that after listening to Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs, we extended the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) by an additional 12 weeks to August 29,…
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COVID-19
May 15, 2020

Support for Canadian Researchers

The Government of Canada recognizes the important role of researchers in developing innovative solutions to health and societal issues. We also recognize the impact that COVID-19 has had on these…
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COVID-19
May 14, 2020

Support for Fish & Seafood Harvesters

Today, the Government of Canada announced $469 million in support to fish and seafood harvesters through the Fish Harvester Benefit and the Fish Harvester Grant. This is the largest amount…
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COVID-19
May 14, 2020

Sex workers and COVID-19

COVID-19 has revealed some uncomfortable truths about our society, as our prime minister pointed out today.  We have seen the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on marginalized communities. Each group comes…
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COVID-19
May 11, 2020

Community Update: Sex Work Roundtable

We have seen the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on marginalized communities. Each group comes with its own set of unique circumstances and barriers to basic health, social, and financial help.…
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COVID-19
May 9, 2020

Heritage Canada’s COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund

Eligible organizations must attest to the following in order to receive financial support: They are in need of funding to ensure a continuity of operations and to safeguard jobs They…
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COVID-19News
May 7, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Vancouver Centre

Our government acted quickly when COVID-19 became apparent across Canada, to provide real-time emergency assistance and timely information to Canadians to ensure that you’re healthy and safe. As a physician,…
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COVID-19
April 24, 2020

Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA)

I have been hearing from small businesses in my riding that a major concern is payment of rent and property taxes. I sent this concern to the relevant federal Ministers.…
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COVID-19
April 22, 2020

Support for Students

Many students rely on work to get them through school and are counting on jobs after they graduate. COVID-19 has halted many of these plans. The Government of Canada is…
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COVID-19
April 21, 2020

CEWS Update for Businesses

Businesses, please update your CRA accounts in advance of the CEWS portal opening at 6 AM ET on Monday, April 27th. Once you apply, direct deposits will come into your…
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COVID-19
April 4, 2020

Updates on Application Process for CERB

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) application process opens on Monday, April 6. In preparation, many of you are registering for CRA's My Account. Canadians are experiencing difficulties involving the…
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