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Assistance for Employers:  COVID-19 Wage Subsidy
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Assistance for Employers: COVID-19 Wage Subsidy

April 1, 2020: Today, Finance Minister Bill Morneau, the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, Mary Ng, and the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Navdeep Bains, announced the details of the proposed Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy: The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy would apply at a rate of 75 per cent of...

COVID-19 information for landlords and renters
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COVID-19 information for landlords and renters

Multiple provinces have placed an outright ban on evictions, while others have placed an effective ban by closing down landlord and tenant boards. It’s April 1st and rent payments are due for millions of Canadians for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic led to an economic shutdown and many layoffs. Hundreds of thousands of Canadians have signed petitions,...

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Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What’s being done to fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory. Medical officers of health and Canada’s chief public health officer are encouraging people to wash their hands, give each other space and wear a mask if they’re sick. Ottawa is pumping billions of dollars into health-care research and the economy. It has also put restrictions on both domestic and international travel and is enforcing...

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Canadian among dead after plane catches fire at Manila airport, killing all 8 on board

MANILA, Philippines — A plane carrying eight people, including a Canadian and an American, burst into flames Sunday while attempting to take off from Manila’s airport on a flight bound for Japan, killing all those on board, officials said. The Westwind 24 plane, which was carrying six Filipino crew members and the Canadian and American,...