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June 30, 2020

Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) Update

Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) This program is designed for small businesses to have access to capital. It will be implemented by eligible financial institutions in cooperation with Export Development Canada (EDC). ITS FINALLY HERE: We have been pressing the government to include businesses paying employees through dividends to be...

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June 16, 2020

CERB Extension

  CERB will be extended by 8 weeks The Canada Emergency Response Benefit has paid $500 a week for a maximum of 16 weeks depending on when people signed up for the help either because they lost their jobs or saw their hours drastically slashed due to the pandemic. The...

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May 29, 2020

Additional Funding for health, Economic, and Social Support for Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous peoples and communities to receive additional funding for health, economic, and social support! In British Columbia First Nations will receive $41,129,000 Métis will receive $3,750,000 The funding across Canada includes: $285.1 million to support the ongoing public health response to COVID-19 in Indigenous communities. $270 million to supplement the...

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May 22, 2020

Find Financial Help During COVID-19

I am writing to let you know about a digital tool to help navigate the variety of individual benefits and find what’s best for your situation. The Find Financial Help During COVID-19 is an online COVID-19 benefit finder Canadians can use anonymously. You must answer a few simple questions and...

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May 21, 2020

Funding Cuts to Independent Online Schools

Funding Cuts to Independent Online Schools I’m hearing from constituents that are quite upset with the NDP governments funding cut to independent online schools. This impacts thousands of families across British Columbia. This is a political decision and not a financial one as every student enrolled in independent and online...

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May 20, 2020

Resources Combating COVID-19

Resources you can use.... We want to make sure you have the resources you need to the make the best decisions possible during this very difficult time. General COVID-19 Federal Program Information: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html CEWS Main Page: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/subsidy/emergency-wage-subsidy.html CEWS Additional Details: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/04/additional-details-on-the-canada-emergency-wage-subsidy0.html CRA Measures: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/campaigns/covid-19-update.html CERB Application: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/benefits/apply-for-cerb-with-cra.html CERB Questions &...

May 20, 2020

(New) Business Subsidy Programs Update

New Business Subsidy Programs The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) The goal is to help businesses keep and return workers to their payroll through the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. This would provide a 75 per cent wage subsidy to eligible employers for up to 24 weeks, retroactive to...

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May 07, 2020

How to Return or Repay Your CERB Subsidy

I want to let you know if you have received a C.E.R.B. payment(s) and realize you are ineligible, here is how you can return the money   The CRA has provided convenient ways for you to get the CERB as quickly as possible. Most people are able to complete the...

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May 05, 2020

Expectant Mother's Claim

Good NEWS for Expectant Mothers’ As part of the CERB process, applicants are asked if they are pregnant and anticipating going on maternity/parental benefits.  This is to ensure that claims are properly established, and to ensure a smooth transition over to maternity/parental at the appropriate time without having to re-apply....

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