COVID-19: The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)

Question: How do I apply for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)? How can I access support to keep my business afloat and pay my staff? Prime Minister Trudeau announced application process for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). Employers will be eligible for 75% wage subsidy (up to $847/week per employee). Businesses can expect […]

COVID-19: The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Question: How do I apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)? The best way for you to apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit is online at: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/cerb-application.html However, if you do not have online access, you can apply for the Benefit using the toll-free number 1-833-966-2099. Under what circumstances can I apply? The […]

COVID-19: Help for Seniors

Question: How can I find help for seniors? My neighbour is elderly and has no family close-by, where should they go for help? Lumacare: (416) 398-5511. For more information, please visit: https://lumacare.ca/?gclid=CjwKCAjw7e_0BRB7EiwAlHgoO9W0Ax0s2X0fIL0JtizMyx3tH_6gsagmfmceXMx909f681F6YxAhhoCgPIQAvD_BwE Toronto Seniors Helpline: (416) 217-2077 or 1-844-946-1700 211 Ontario for a full listing of services provided Ontario-wide. Service Ontario for questions about ODSP […]

COVID-19: Food Access

Question: Food Access I can’t afford to buy food, where can I go now? What about my neighbour? She’s senior with mobility issues and a language barrier. I think she needs help accessing food. Being able to access food is always a priority. I have a list of local organizations and food banks that are […]

COVID-19: Rent

Question: Rent I can’t pay rent because I am not working. What can I do? Not knowing how you are going to pay your rent is stressful. Until further notice, the Landlord and Tenant Board, under the province of Ontario, is suspending the issuance of eviction orders and all hearings related to eviction applications — […]