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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces 75% wage subsidy for businesses affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Highlights of the address:  Small and Medium-sized businesses may qualify for a 75% wage subsidyFederal Government offering a new Canada Emergency Business Account loan In his address...

Ontario government reveals $17 billion aid package in response to coronavirus pandemic

Earlier this week, on March 25, 2020, Premier Doug Ford and the Ontario government announced that it will be developing and implementing a $17-billion-dollar aid package that aims to support residents, businesses, and...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces boost to emergency financial assistance as COVID-19 pandemic wages on

Earlier today during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s morning address on March 25, 2020, he announced that the federal government will be merging two previously introduced employment insurance benefits for Canadians who are out...

Ontario releases list of essential businesses allowed to stay open during the mandatory two-week shut down

A week after declaring a state of emergency in the province, Premier Doug Ford has ordered all non-essential businesses to shut down in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on Monday March...

COVID-19 Pandemic: Ontario orders all non-essential businesses to shut down

A week after declaring a state of emergency in the province, Premier Doug Ford has ordered all non-essential businesses to shut down in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on Monday March...

COVID-19: Breaking the new social distancing rule? You could be fined up to $1,000 and businesses upto $500K

People and businesses found breaking the new social distancing rules will be fined, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) said Friday. Individuals could be fined up to $1,000 while businesses could...

Canada to close borders by midnight and turning back asylum seekers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters Friday that “exceptional” measures must be taken during exceptional times to protect public health amid the growing COVID-19 pandemic.  As part of the new...

Canada-U.S. border temporarily closes to non-essential traffic over coronavirus

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Thursday that the Canada-U.S border will likely be closed to non-essential travel by Friday night. "We are working on...

Government of Canada announces $82 Billion Emergency Response Package for Canadians

Breakdown of the $82 Billion dollars in Direct Aid and Economic Stimulus:  Sickness benefits beyond EI (Employment Insurance) Unemployment benefits beyond EIWage subsidyIncome supportsTax Deadline Postponed Moratorium on Student Loan PaymentsHelp for...

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