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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…

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…

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…

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…

Wage Subsidy…This is how it works

Yes, this is another long blog post. If you’re planning a claim, we suggest you print this off and work through it by section….

Latest Tweaks

The government has made more tweaks this week that are worth bringing to your attention. 1.Broadening eligibility for CERB (Canada Emergency Response Benefit) The…

The New Normal – filling in the gaps

(UPDATES as of April 14th, 2020 in red) So…. As always, we hope everybody remains healthy. This was the week for us when things…

Accessing the 10% Wage Subsidy

Last week the Canadian Government announced a 10% Wage subsidy for small businesses. Yesterday CRA posted guidance around accessing the subsidy. See below for…