Allison Hawkins

COVID Tidbits

We hope everybody is keeping safe and healthy! Now that we’ve been in this for a while….. the flow of big updates has slowed down. However, there are still some developments. Some of these are filling in the pieces around funding for specific programmes...

COVID Rent Relief

A short blog post, to make sure that you are aware of the details of proposed relief available to certain tenants and their landlords. This program is called “Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance” It is squarely focused on those businesses...

Wage Subsidy…This is how it works

Yes, this is another long blog post. If you’re planning a claim, we suggest you print this off and work through it by section. And yes, it’s complicated. (If you think this is bad, try reading the actual legislation at Bill C-14 431 A second Act respecting...

Latest Tweaks

The government has made more tweaks this week that are worth bringing to your attention. 1.Broadening eligibility for CERB (Canada Emergency Response Benefit) The government has broadened the criteria. Previously, you had to declare NO income from (self-)employment...