COVID-19 Update – Recap for the Week of May 18, 2020

May 22, 2020

This week marked the start of Phase 2 of BC’s Restart Plan as well as several updates from the federal government regarding financial assistance for employers impacted by COVID-19. Below is a summary of this week’s key COVID-19 news and updates with direct links to the relevant information bulletins or governmental resources.

Overview of Phase 2 of BC’s Restart Plan

Online Tool for Confirming Eligibility for COVID-19 Financial Help (issued by Government of Canada)

Expansion of the Canada Emergency Business Account

Extension of Canada-U.S. Border Closure

Pandemic Pay for Front-line Health and Social Service Workers

Applications Open for the Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF) 

Applications for the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) to Open May 25

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.