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.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday morning that Canadian businesses can now use January and February books to show the 30% revenue loss to qualify for the federal government’s 75% wage subsidy. Additionally, companies will only need to show a 15% decline in March due to the impact taking effect at about the mid-month point. […]
A survey conducted over the weekend by the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses indicates 37 per cent of businesses won’t be helped by the federal government’s Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy. […]
Canadian Blood Services (CBS) says it is actively working with Health Canada and the international research community to see if convalescent plasma could be an effective treatment for the coronavirus. […]
Conservative Members of Parliament Michael Cooper and Pierre Poilievre are calling on the Finance Minister to allow all Canadian credit unions to deliver the government’s promised $40,000 emergency small business loans. […]
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday morning additional new measures to support small businesses dealing with the economic impacts of the pandemic. The feds say these new measures will help Canadian companies protect Canadians jobs and pay workers during the pandemic.