Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Thursday that the previously announced special payment to seniors will arrive in early July. Seniors eligible for the Old Age Security (OAS) pension and the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) will receive their special one-time, tax-free payment during the week of July 6. […]
The Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses (CFIB) says the lifting of provincial restrictions is seeing 50 per cent more small businesses now fully open with Alberta, Manitoba and New Brunswick leading the way. […]
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the government has updated the criteria for the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) program for small businesses and that the application process will begin Monday, May 25.
(NC) Safeguarding against scams can be a challenge. This is especially true during difficult periods like we are experiencing now. The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a lot of uncertainty and worry – the very things that fraudsters thrive on. […]
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced more than $252 million to support farmers, food businesses, and food processors Tuesday morning as well as measures within agriculture programs to allow an additional $200 million in borrowing capacity for the sector.
On Friday morning, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the ban of over 1,500 models and varients of what he calls “assault-style firearms,” including nine categories of firearms and two types identified by characteristic. The announcement also prohibits some firearms components. […]
Conservative Shadow Minister for Small Business James Cumming and Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance Pierre Poilievre are saying the Liberals’ Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) does not offer assistance to all Canadian businesses. The two federal politicians proposed solutions on Sunday to remedy the oversight. […]
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) program Friday morning, and the Government of Alberta says it will be joining the program. The province expects to spend $67 million on CECRA.
Both Premier Jason Kenney and NDP Opposition Environment Critic Marlin Schmidt expressed their appreciation for the federal government’s energy stimulus package announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday morning.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday that the government is offering more support for those who need help but don’t qualify for the CERB, as well as Canadians working in essential jobs who make less than they would if they received the benefit.
It was a great day for democracy because it’s the first time since the House rose on Mar. 13 that the opposition parties have had an opportunity in a parliamentary forum to as pertinent questions of the government, and hold them accountable for failures of mistakes that they’ve made, or to ask them what they are doing about important files,” Lloyd said of Saturday’s sitting […]
Parliament met Saturday to discuss, debate and pass Bill C-14, its $73 billion Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, a federal program for employers who have seen a drop in revenue. The program would pay 75 per cent of an employee’s pre-pandemic weekly pay up to $847 a week for up to 12 weeks. The subsidy is retroactive to Mar. 15 and extends to June 6, 2020.