COVID-19 Update – Canada Emergency Response Benefit Extended by Eight Weeks

June 16, 2020

In his press conference today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (“CERB”) will be extended by eight weeks.

This means the CERB will be extended from 16 weeks to 24 weeks for eligible workers.  More information on eligibility for the CERB can be found here: 

For more information on the CERB please see our previous bulletins:

For questions on any information contained in today’s update, 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.