Changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) yesterday. Trudeau said firms will now have to show their year-on-year revenues had dropped by 15% in March, half the previous level of 30%, to claim… Read more »

Federal COVID Assistance for Businesses

During these unprecedented times, the federal government has announced a variety of incentives to assist Canadian businesses.  This bulletin summarizes pertinent federally-announced COVID incentives for businesses.  We expect additional announcements will be made to further address support for Canadian businesses… Read more »

USMCA Trade Deal Reached After Year of Intense Negotiations

Details about the newly renegotiated United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) have been released.  This proposal, if ratified, will address disputes in the Canadian automotive and agricultural sectors, the cost of generic drugs in Canada, and online eCommerce.  It does not currently address… Read more »