Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made no new announcements today. However, Trudeau stated that 10,000 businesses have already applied to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy program since the portal opened at 6:00 a.m. EDT. Trudeau reiterated his government’s commitment to passing measures in parliament to support students and essential workers.
The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, launched the application process for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program. As of today, employers can apply for the CEWS through My Business Account, or through the Canada Revenue Agencies online application portal, and their representatives can apply through Represent a Client.