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Month: July 2020

What is the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and how does it work?

On April 11, the Government of Canada expanded the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). Simon Archer explains what the CEWS is and how it works. [Updated to July 27, 2020]

July 27, 2020
Simon Archer

Could the Canada Student Service Grant Program Violate Minimum Wage Laws?

Although the Canada Student Service Grant has been controversial in recent weeks due to Justin Trudeau’s ties with the WE Charity, its problems may not end there. Gabe Hoogers examines whether the program contravenes provincial minimum wage standards.

July 9, 2020
Gabriel Hoogers

FAQ – Health and safety guidelines for reopening Ontario

Employers must take every reasonable precaution to protect the health and safety of their workers. What does this mean for reducing the risks of contracting COVID-19 in the workplace? Simran Prihar answers some of our clients’ most frequent questions.

July 3, 2020
Simran Prihar