New Subsidy Programs Released

New Subsidy Programs Released

Details on the new federal subsidy programs have been released, and will be backdated to become effective from October 24th, 2021 in order to seamlessly replace the CEWS and CERS programs which ended on October 23rd, 2021. What are the New Subsidy Programs? The new subsidy programs to replace the CEWS and CERS programs are: Tourism…

Alberta Jobs Now Program

The second intake for the Alberta Jobs Now program is now open with updated and expanded eligibility and benefits. What is the Alberta Jobs Now Program? The program allows employers to apply for funding to cover the salary and training costs of new hires. It is the largest job training program in Alberta’s history, and…

AB Small/Medium Enterprise Grant.

The Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant offers financial assistance to Alberta organizations (businesses, cooperatives and non-profits) that were ordered to close or curtail operations, and that experienced a revenue reduction of at least 30%, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. To support businesses affected by the public health measures introduced in April 2021,…

Alberta Relaunch Grant

The AB SME Grant has been updated for companies that have incorporated after March 2020, effective Feb 4, 2021. The requirements for the revenue test is March 2020 to October 2020 (pick any of these months as your comparative month) and it will be compared against the November 2020 or December 2020 month. There must…

T4 Reporting – Changes that will impact employers

As the 2020 T4 filing deadline is quickly approaching, we wanted to highlight some changes that will impact ALL employers.  The 2020 T4s must include some additional details in response to the COVID-19 programs that have been implemented during the pandemic.   For ALL T4s filed, additional boxes must be completed for each employee reporting…

Apply now for the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)

Applications are now open for the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS). We are able to provide the following update on our original communication from November 12, 2020.    If you are an eligible renter, your eligible expenses are:  Rent (including rent based on a percentage of sales, profit or similar criteria)  Amounts required to be paid or payable by…