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COVID-19 Resources for Small Business

Over the weekend, the Federal Government and provinces of Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia announced the following measures:

Some of the feedback we’re receiving is that small businesses are frozen amid a myriad of complex moving parts including conflicting and cross pollinating employment laws, HR and legal bulletins, and rapidly change government communication and amendments relating to COVID-19.

ConnectsUs HR™ is in the business of providing concrete and executable HR resources and templates for small business customers. However, during these unprecedented times of COVID-19, we’ve often found ourselves just as frozen as our clients.

COVID-19 Resources for Small Business

In a major boost to small and medium-sized businesses, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced today the that the federal government will cover 75% of wages for qualifying businesses, backdated to March 15.  

Trudeau stated that the previous announcement last week of a 10% subsidy will not be enough. This updated measure, along with more necessary support for small businesses dealing with the economic impacts of the pandemic will help Canadian businesses protect the jobs that Canadians depend on.

COVID-19 Resources for Small Business

The Federal Government is providing assistance to small businesses, along with updated economic measures to help stabilize the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Ontario, BC, and Alberta continue to implement and enforce measures to combat the COVID-19 outbreak. 

COVID-19 Resources for Small Business

The Federal Government and provinces of Ontario and Alberta respond to COVID-19 today, presenting updates and announcements on business issues being affected by the outbreak.