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Canada Extending Lockdown Program and Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit

Due to the the rapid rise of Omicron, Canada is extending the Lockdown Program and the Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit. The government recently announced the changes to these programs to help Canadians navigate this latest wave of coronavirus. What are the changes? Canada Extending Lockdown Program and Canada Worker Benefit – Changes For the Lockdown …

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EI Benefit Changes September 2021 – Employment Insurance Canada update

There are some EI benefit changes as of September 26, 2021 that are now in effect. Here is a list of them below. EI Benefit Changes September 26, 2021 Workers will now have a uniform hours requirement of working 420 hours to qualify for EI benefits. This will be in place for one year until …

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New Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy – What is it? (CERS details)

A few days ago the federal government announced the new Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy to help businesses cover their rent due to the continued financial crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This was good news to the many businesses struggling to stay afloat. What is this new program? New Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) Replaces …

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When Will New COVID-19 Recovery Benefits Start? (CRB, CRSB, CRCB)

When will new COVID-19 recovery benefits start? The government announced this week that Canadians can start applying for two of the new recovery benefits as of October 5, 2020. The two new recovery benefits are the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) and the Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB). The third new recovery benefit, the Canada …

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