Canadian Government Programs

COVID-19: Latest Update on the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) Program

Matthew Downey • August 25, 2020 Matthew DowneyThe Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program (CECRA) provides forgivable loans to commercial property owners to cover up to 50% of rent payments payable by eligible small business tenants that are undergoing financial difficulties due to COVID-19. Under the program, the tenant must pay between 0% and 25% of their normal monthly gross ren ... Read More

COVID-19: Changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)

Sam Tabrizi • August 24, 2020 Sam TabriziOn July 17, 2020, the Federal government announced changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). The new changes enable any employer with a revenue decline for any reason to be eligible for the subsidy for the periods beginning July 5, 2020 and ending December 19, 2020. The deadline to apply for any or all ... Read More

COVID-19: Update on the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) Program

Matthew Downey • July 24, 2020 Matthew DowneyBackground The Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program (CECRA) provides forgivable loans to commercial property owners to cover up to 50% of rent payments payable by eligible small business tenants that are undergoing financial difficulties due to COVID-19. Under the program, the tenant must pay between 0% and 25% of their normal monthl ... Read More

COVID-19: Federal Government Announces New Measures for Canadian Fish Harvesters

Fuller Landau Team • May 15, 2020 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced up to $469.4 million in new measures to support Canada’s fish harvesters, who are economically impacted by the pandemic but cannot access existing government measures. This investment builds on the $62.5 million for the new Canadian Seafood Stabilization Fund announced last month to help Canada’s fish and ... Read More

COVID-19: Federal Government Announces Support for Canada’s Food Supply System

Fuller Landau Team • May 07, 2020 On May 5, 2020, the Government of Canada announced new measures to support Canada’s food system, farmers, food processors, and food producers, and help to ensure food availability for all Canadians. They are taking action to protect the health and safety of Canadians and support the food industry while stabilizing the economy. Targeted support wi ... Read More