Entries by Tara Davey

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ExportON!: Opportunities in Latin America

The Ontario government remains committed to creating opportunities for the business community to help them remain strong and get back up and running during these unprecedented times. As a part of this commitment, the Government of Ontario is offering a series of free webinars to help reboot your export business. Webinar Schedule/Topics: 1. Resources Available […]

Health and Safety Association Guidance Documents for Workplaces During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Health and Safety Association Guidance Documents for Workplaces During the COVID-19 Outbreak Published Online: April 30, 2020 1:00 P.M.Office of the Premier The Ontario government works closely with four provincial health and safety associations (HSAs) to help set, communicate and enforce the Occupational Health and Safety Act. In partnership with the Ministry of Labour, Training […]

#eTail Digital Summit – Online 2-Day Event

Etail Canada is hosting a free online event – Digital Summit:Retail Disruption and the Future of eCommerce. The Summit runs on 4/22 &4/23 at 11:00 am ET and will be covering how the best in #retail are tackling current retail challenges and looking to the future! You can view the Agenda for the online event and […]

How to calculate how much tax you will owe on your CERB payments

Published April 20, 2020 Financial Post Written by: Jamie Golombek For millions of Canadians who have lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), which pays $2,000 per month (up to a maximum of $8,000) to qualified applicants, has been a critical source of cash flow. But it’s […]

Article – COVID-19 insurance scams appearing, may spread

COVID-19 insurance scams appearing, may spread Originally Published on Sat, Mar 28th, 2020 08:15 am   New York insurers urge consumers to be alert for warning signs   Fake COVID-19 health coverage and other insurance schemes are being added to the scam mix as con artists exploit the pandemic for personal profit at consumer expense, […]

EDC’s Resource List

In March, the federal government announced a $65 billion program to support Canadian businesses facing economic challenges due to COVID-19. The program provides financial solutions to entrepreneurs impacted by the crisis. Stay up-to-date on EDC’s efforts to minimize the impact this crisis is having on Canadian companies by visiting their website. In addition to financial solutions, […]

Wage subsidy – Question & Answer

** This is not legal advice. Please consult with counsel** Question from BWA Member: I can’t figure out if this subsidy allows employees to work or if it’s just money to stay home. Any way you can help?  It seems like they can’t work but why the revenue percentage test then?  If we are not […]