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April 4, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Ontario Government Narrows List of “Essential Businesses”

By Hendrik Nieuwland and Domenica Moran

Today the Ontario Government announced it will reduce the list of “essential” businesses and order more workplaces to close in order to...

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April 2, 2020

Update on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy and Canada Emergency Response Benefit

By Hendrik Nieuwland, Todd Weisberg, Brandin O'Connor and Domenica Moran

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) Last week, the Federal Government announced it would provide the CEWS, a 75% wage subsidy for any business, ch...

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March 31, 2020

Ontario Government Extends Emergency Declaration to April 13, 2020

By Hendrik Nieuwland and Domenica Moran

Yesterday the Ontario Government announced it has extended the Declaration of Emergency and all its emergency measures to help stop the spread of C...

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March 30, 2020

Update on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Program

By Hendrik Nieuwland, Todd Weisberg, Brandin O'Connor and Domenica Moran

Last week the Federal Government announced it would provide a 75% wage subsidy through a program known as the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (&ldquo...

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March 27, 2020

Federal Government Announces 75% Wage Subsidy for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

By Hendrik Nieuwland, Brandin O'Connor and Domenica Moran

Today Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced new measures to help small and medium-sized businesses to avoid laying off employees during the COVID...

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March 26, 2020

Bill C-13 Establishes New Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

By Todd Weisberg, Brandin O'Connor and Domenica Moran

On March 25, 2020, the federal COVID-19 Emergency Response Act (the “Act)” received royal assent.  In addition to other measures, ...

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