30,000 applications received nationwide for wage subsidy program, government says

Applications opened on Monday for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), with almost 30,000 applications received by mid-afternoon, the federal government said. Retroactive to March 15, CEWS is aimed at helping employers keep and re-hire employees facing difficulties related to the Covid-19 pandemic, and provides a subsidy of 75 per cent of an eligible worker’s […]