IRCC Virtual Learning Series for Ontario Employers

Networking

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is hosting a series of free, 30 minute information sessions for employers in Ontario. Learn more about Canada’s economic migration programs and resources to help you attract, hire and retain global talent. Visit Canada’s Employer Liaison Network for more information.

Canada helping SME’s become cybersecure

CyberSecure

Cyber attacks can have a direct impact on your organization and customers, which can result in financial losses and reputational damage. CyberSecure Canada is a voluntary federal certification program designed for small and medium-sized enterprises and other organizations in Canada to help improve cybersecurity practices, promote trust and provide a competitive advantage that will result […]

Canada and Ontario Help Provide Supportive Housing in Midland

Everyone deserves a roof over their heads that meets their unique needs. Thanks to investments made by the Governments of Canada and Ontario, residents of Midland will have access to more transitional, supportive housing. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, and Jill Dunlop, Member of Provincial Parliament for Simcoe […]

Community Activator Year 2 Application Opens December 1, 2021

My Main Street

The My Main Street Community Activator is looking to support local placemaking projects that make a meaningful difference in local communities, drawing people out, strengthening feelings of connection and inclusion, and spurring economic activity. The program will provide support for 140 projects, with 25 per cent supporting communities with populations of 100,000 or less. Support […]

Applications for My Main Street launch this Friday, October 1!

My Main Street

My Main Street is a $23.35 million investment by the federal government to provide 65 neighbourhoods/main streets/downtowns in southern Ontario (excluding the City of Toronto) with support to maintain and expand the economy on their core “main streets.” Sixty-five main streets or downtown areas will be able to apply for a 12-month grant to have a Local Business Accelerator Program in their community […]

Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy

On October 9, the government proposed the new Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy to provide direct relief to businesses, non-profits, and charities that continue to be economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The new rent subsidy would be available retroactive to September 27, 2020, until June 2021. The government is providing the proposed details for the […]

Details on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Extension

The government introduced the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy to protect Canadian jobs, encourage employers to quickly rehire workers previously laid off because of COVID-19, and help bridge the Canadian economy to the other side of this unprecedented crisis. The wage subsidy program was put in place for an initial 12-week period from March 15 to […]

Extending the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) has been working to protect jobs and help businesses, charities and non-profits re-hire workers. To date, more than 3.7 million Canadian workers have been supported by this program. Throughout the pandemic, income supports like the wage subsidy have helped families and workers across Canada know where the next paycheque […]

Adapting the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy to Protect Jobs and Promote Growth

The CEWS was put in place for an initial 12-week period from March 15 to June 6, 2020, providing a 75-per-cent wage subsidy to eligible employers. On May 15, 2020 Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that the Government of Canada would extend the CEWS by an additional 12 weeks to August 29, 2020. This announcement […]