Allison Hawkins

The New Normal – filling in the gaps

(UPDATES as of April 14th, 2020 in red) So…. As always, we hope everybody remains healthy. This was the week for us when things start to hit home. At H&Co, this was the week we first learned that COVID 19 has struck people we know personally. We’re...

So We Know a Little More…

So…. it’s April 1, and we had some more announcements. We assume that these are not intended to be April Fool jokes. A large caveat: The PM and his other ministers have been quite candid about the following: They’re (practically) making this stuff...

Everything We Know

Starting point: PLEASE REFER TO THE OFFICIAL “Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan” – https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html This website gives a very comprehensive summary, and we will not repeat information...

Accessing the 10% Wage Subsidy

Last week the Canadian Government announced a 10% Wage subsidy for small businesses. Yesterday CRA posted guidance around accessing the subsidy. See below for a summary. Please see the CRA Website for further details: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/campaigns/covid-19-update/frequently-asked-questions-wage-subsidy-small-businesses.html...

We’re in this Together

Over the last week there’s been a huge impact on so many businesses that is trickling down to individuals.  It’s important for all of us to remember we are all in this together. We all have a choice to panic and look at the lack of funds and toilet...