COVID-19 Update – Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Program Extended Past June

May 8, 2020

Article by: Graeme McFarlane

Prime Minister Trudeau and his Cabinet made two new announcements today that are intended to further assist businesses during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The Federal Government announced that it will be extending the duration of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (the “CEWS”) past June.

The Department of Canadian Heritage also provided further details regarding the previously announced Emergency Support Fund for Cultural, Heritage and Sport Organizations: Canadian Heritage – News Release.

To read more details on these two announcements please see the May 8, 2020, COVID-19 information bulletin (link is below):

COVID-19 Update – May 8, 2020


For questions on any information contained in today’s bulletin, please feel free to reach out to a member of our firm.

All our previous COVID-19 information bulletins can be found on Roper Greyell’s COVID-19 resource page.