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NEWS & UPDATES:

February 08, 2021: Applications now open to be a listed hotel for the COVID-19 mandatory 3-night hotel stays. Submissions must be received by Feb 10, 2021, at 23:59 Pacific time.

February 03, 2021: Mandatory Hotel Stay for All Air Travellers Arriving in Canada

Additional Information on Mandatory Hotel Stay for All air Travellers Arriving to Canada

SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYERS:

CANADA'S COVID-19 ECONOMIC RESPONSE PLAN

FALL ECONOMIC STATEMENT 2020: SUPPORTING CANADIANS AND FIGHTING COVID-19:

November 30, 2020: Government of Canada Releases Supporting Canadians and Fighting COVID-19: Fall Economic Statement 2020

Fall Economic Statement 2020 PDF 

New Support for Tourism and Hospitality​

October 09, 2020: Government Announces New, Targeted Support to Help Businesses Through Pandemic

HIGHLY AFFECTED SECTORS CREDIT AVAILABILITY PROGRAM (HASCAP):

January 26, 2021: Minister Ng Announces launch of Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program​ 

CANADA EMERGENCY BUSINESS ACCOUNT (CEBA):

December 04, 2020: Government Expands Canada Emergency Business Account Loans

August 31, 2020: Government announces greater flexibility and extension of Canada Emergency Business Account

CANADA EMERGENCY WAGE SUBSIDY:

November 05, 2020Details on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Extension (Proposed Extension Until June 2021) 

November 05, 2020Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Lockdown Support 

April 22, 2020: Canada Employment Wage Subsidy Calculator

CANADA EMERGENCY RENT SUBSIDY:

November 23, 2020: Canada Revenue Agency Opens Applications for the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)

November 05, 2020Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (Available Retroactive to September 27, 2020, Until June 2021)

November 05, 2020Lockdown Support for Businesses Facing Significant Public Health Restrictions (Available Retroactive to September 27, 2020, Until June 2021)

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS:

February 12, 2021: Government of Canada Expands Restrictions to International Travel by Land and Air

February 08, 2021: Applications now open to be a listed hotel for the COVID-19 mandatory 3-night hotel stays. Submissions must be received by Feb 10, 2021, at 23:59 Pacific time.

February 03, 2021: Mandatory Hotel Stay for All Air Travellers Arriving in Canada

Additional Information on Mandatory Hotel Stay for All air Travellers Arriving to Canada

January 29, 2021: Government of Canada Introduces Further Restrictions on International Travel

November 02, 2020: Government of Canada Announces New Mandatory Requirements for Travellers to Canada

      ArriveCAN Digital Engagement Kit  

U.S.-Canada Joint Initiative: Temporary Restriction of Travelers Crossing the U.S.-Canada Border for Non-Essential Purposes

January 12, 2021: Canada-U.S. Border to Remain Closed Until at Least Feb. 21

Travel Restrictions, Exemptions and Advice

RESOURCES:

 Covid Alert App: Helping Ontario Businesses and Organizations to Show Their Ontario Spirit and Get The Word Out About COVID Alert

Archived News: COVID-19 Federal Government