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.
The past few days have seen numerous announcements from governments across Canada.
We’ve summarized below the key announcements made during this past weekend relating to Federal changes and changes to the 3 provinces we support, namely Ontario, Alberta, and BC touching on issues that may impact the workplace and your business.