COVID-19: Government Announces New Extension of Rent Relief for Small Businesses to Cover August 2020

On July 31st, 2020, the Federal Government announced an extension to the rent subsidy program to cover the month of August. Landlords and tenants who have already applied for the months of April to July can also apply for August but must do so by no later than September 14th 2020. Small business tenants will qualify based […]

COVID-19: CMHC Information on the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance for Small Businesses

The CMHC has posted some additional information on its website regarding the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance for small businesses. While the CMHC’s comments are helpful, it is important to remember that there is no legislation on the CECRA program, draft or otherwise.  Once legislation implementing the CECRA program has been passed into law, the […]

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan – Additional Resources

Read the follow-up article to this for the most up-to-date information: COVID-19: Economic Response Plan – Legislative Update Key-Points for Business and Individuals: In-Depth onto the March 18th Comments Note: The preceding information is for educational purposes only. As it is impossible to include all situations, circumstances and exceptions in a newsletter such as this, a […]