Introducing WellCan

Introducing WellCan

The COVID-19 pandemic presents a number of overlapping and unprecedented challenges, impacting all parts of Canadian life: how we socialize, how we work, how we get our essentials, and how we maintain our overall health and well-being. WellCan, brought to you by a...
Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

As of April 27, 2020, online applications have opened for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). The CEWS provides a 75% wage subsidy to eligible employers for up to 12 weeks and is retroactive to March 15, 2020.  The subsidy will be available at a rate of 75% of...
25% Minimum RRIF Reductions

25% Minimum RRIF Reductions

On March 25, 2020, the federal government adopted Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan which provides a 25% reduction of the Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF) minimum withdrawal amount for 2020. This is a welcome relief to retirees who may have suffered a...
COVID-19 Work-Sharing Program 

COVID-19 Work-Sharing Program 

Canada’s Work-Sharing program provides income support to employees working a temporarily decreased workweek during a period of reduced business activity. Effective March 15, 2020 to March 14, 2021, the Work-Sharing program is taking temporary action to support...