COVID -19: Financial Support for Contractors and the Self-Employed

The new Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) program is fast approaching, with eligible applicants receiving up to $500 per week for 16 weeks.

Contractors who stopped work as a result of COVID-19 related reasons should consider the CERB program. Visit Service Canada’s website or download their mobile app (iOS users or Android users) for more details.

Applications are open to the public next week, April 6th 2020, with the Government staggering application dates based on birth days as to not overload the system:

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