Federal wage and rent subsidies extended until June

March 3, 2021 — “The federal government will extend into June two pandemic support programs that subsidize wages and rent for businesses as the country continues to struggle with the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“At a press conference in Ottawa today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy and the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy will both be maintained at their current levels until June.” Read the full story from CBC News here. 

VIDEO: Watch Minister Chrystia Freeland’s announcement here.