Category: COVID-19

Look Out for the 14 Day Rule – Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy

The Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) has been critically important to keeping businesses afloat. Like most COVID-19 Federal Government programs the initiative was launched not a minute too soon to impact jobs and in fact many layoffs commenced in or around March 15th. Once business owners gained confidence that they were eligible for CEWS some […]
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Everything You Need to Know About the Regional Relief & Recovery Fund (RRRF)

FedDev Ontario is one of Canada’s 6 Regional Development Agencies (RDA) charged with administering the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF) covering the southern Ontario region (for clarity, that includes Ottawa). RRRF provides interest free loans to help support fixed operating costs of SMEs affected by COVID-19. The loans range from $40k – $500k depending […]
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The Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy is Live!

The Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (aka CEWS, the 75% wage subsidy) is now live! Applications are now being accepted to claim a refund of 75% of wages paid between March 18 – Apr 11th if you experienced a 15% revenue (or customer receipts) drop in March 2020 as compared to either a) March 2019 or […]
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