COVID-19 Update – Applications Open for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit

April 6, 2020

Applications for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (“CERB”), which provides $2,000 per month to eligible applicants whose income has been affected by COVID-19, opened today for applicants with birthdates in January, February and March. Over the coming days, applications will open to those with birthdates in the subsequent months. Encouragingly, direct deposits should be received within 3-5 days from applying.

Today’s bulletin includes more information on the launch of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) application process and discusses the comments made today by Chief Medical Officer Dr. Theresa Tam regarding the use of non-medical masks amongst the general population.

To read the April 6, 2020, information bulletin, please see the link below:

COVID-19 Update – April 6, 2020


For further information specific to the CERB, please see our bulletins on April 1, 2020, and March 25th, 2020.

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