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COVID support still continues. Somewhat.

** UPDATE ** As if to illustrate the speed at which the new Omicron variant is moving…. as soon as we hit “publish”, this…

So You Want to Buy a Building

By Allison Hawkins on June 9, 2021

You’ve had your business for a while and you’re paying rent to a landlord. Rent and occupancy costs are likely one of your highest…

Work-from-Home Write-Offs

By Jaclyn Webb on May 4, 2021

It’s me again, Jaclyn, the original Hawkins & Co work-from-home warrior. You may remember me from my original blog “Are you wearing pants today?”…

Ontario COVID Program Updates

By Jules Hawkins on January 22, 2021

We hope that all our friends and clients are healthy and safe. Clearly, we all hope that the second lockdown is as short as…

CEBA expansion is here!

By Jules Hawkins on December 7, 2020

The government has just announced the long-trailed expansion of the CEBA loan facility.  To remind long-suffering readers: CEBA (Canada Emergency Business Account) is the…

COVID: Second wave – and more updates to government support

By Jules Hawkins on November 24, 2020

We hope you remain safe. Clearly, we’re all concerned with the resurgence in COVID cases, that have required our governments to tighten controls again….

Real estate, Realtors and Corporations

By Jules Hawkins on November 5, 2020

My first non-COVID post in a while…… This blog has been prompted by some recent changes to the law, plus a few conversations I’ve…

Minor COVID Updates

By Jules Hawkins on September 22, 2020

We hope this finds you well. At H&Co, we are happy and relieved that none of our clients, friends or staff have been taken…

Wage Subsidy Part 2

By Jules Hawkins on July 20, 2020

Longer-lived, more flexible, and even more complicated Last Friday, the government posted its plans for amending the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (or CEWS). Pity…