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Hardest-hit businesses call for extension of federal wage, rent

March 24, 2021 Jordan Press and Joan Bryden - THE CANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA – The federal Liberals are facing calls from some of the hardest-hit businesses in the pandemic to use the coming budget to extend emergency relief programs beyond June, saying many will still need help even as the economy picks

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Small businesses say singular approach to wage subsidies doesn’t fit them all

April 7, 2020 David Friend - THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – When the impact of COVID-19 led Hongwei Liu to temporarily lay off some employees and slash company forecasts, the founder of Waterloo, Ont.-based technology startup MappedIn hoped he might qualify for a helping hand under the federal government’s

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How Trudeau’s wage subsidy package will affect brokers and their clients

March 31, 2020 by Jason Contant

Brokers will likely see their incomes “relatively stable” during the COVID-19 crisis, at least for the time being, said the head of Ontario’s brokers association. “Generally, I think brokerages – if they have a spread of clients, which most of

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Brokers respond to Trudeau’s wage subsidy for small business

March 27, 2020 by David Gambrill

Canadian brokers say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement Friday of a 75% wage subsidy for small business is definitely good news for their small business clients. However, it remains an open question as to whether a brokerage would actually need