Hawkins and Co.

Category: COVID

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…

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….

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…

Reopening, but not normal

By Jules Hawkins on June 30, 2020

We’re delighted that COVID restrictions are slowly being lifted. We also spare a thought for our friends and clients who are not yet released…

A more-virtual world…

Protecting yourself against bad actors So…. A different topic for a blog post. Still prompted by our new COVID world. We’ve seen a huge…

Covid Tidbits

COVID Tidbits

We hope everybody is keeping safe and healthy! Now that we’ve been in this for a while….. the flow of big updates has slowed…

BOOM – COVID Student Support Package

What was the BOOM? That was the Federal government dropping a $9 billion support package for post-secondary students. The support is designed to help…