Government Of Canada Program Updates

Government Of Canada Program Updates

August 25, 2021

To our community:

In helping to position the economy’s recovery after this Pandemic, the Federal government took some SIGNIFICANT steps to speak directly to small and medium business owners.

Check out the supports below that may be available to you and your business!!

NOTE: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the above information, but programs and details have changed very rapidly. Please confirm details before acting upon the information and FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION on any of the following programs please go to dedicated website: Assistance & Support – Hamilton Covid Concierge

To help Canadians and Canadian businesses navigate the number of COVID-19 programs available, the government developed two tools, one for individuals and one for businesses. They allow users to quickly find programs they may qualify for by answering a few simple questions.


Helpful Programs

1. Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

Calculate your subsidy amount.

Learn how to apply.

For More Information: Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) –

2. Canada Emergency Business Account

This program is now closed.

3. Canada Response Benefit

The new CRB program provides $500 per week for up to 26 weeks for workers who have stopped working or had their income reduced by at least 50% due to covid and who are not eligible for EI.

How to apply: Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) –

4. Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) & Lockdown Support

Click for more information

5. Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF)

Click here for more information and to apply

6. Regional Relief and Recovery Fund

This program is now closed.