COVID update

We were fortunate enough to have Mike Libbey of Your Bottom Line present a webinar on April 22, 2020 on the updated programs from various Governments for businesses and individuals because of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Watch the presentation here:

DISCLAIMER: This information is subject to change.


Tax Deadlines: Extended

Other Deadlines: GST/HST Remittances, filing unchanged, payment extended, WSIB Extended

Canada Emergency Response Benefit: $2,000/month Taxable Benefit for up to 4 months (period) for workers who lose income as a result of COVID19 – may earn up to $1000 in gross income.

Small Business Loans: Canadian Emergency Business Account (CEBA) and Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP) through BDC.

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) applies to organizations impacted by the pandemic, resulting in at least 30% decrease in revenues

Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA)Program for Small Businesses that will seek to provide loans and/or forgivable loans to commercial property owners – not yet finalized

Summer Jobs Program Wage Subsidy Qualifying employers can receive 100% of the provincial or territorial minimum hourly wage for each employee;

Other Credits: GST Credit payment amounts, Canada Child Benefit (CCB) payment amounts, Support for Families”

Other Changes: OSAP Loan and Interest Deferral, extending work sharing program

If you would like to contact Mike Libbey directly:


Phone: (905) 436-6663


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