Legislation to support new recovery benefits and extend funding for COVID-19 measures receives Royal Assent

Canadians will be able to apply for new recovery sickness and caregiving benefits on Monday October 2, 2020              Gatineau, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada Throughout the pandemic, the Government of Canada has always put the health and well-being of Canadians first. Beginning last [...]

By |2020-10-02T22:35:08+00:00October 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Backgrounder:  The COVID-19 Response Measures Act

On September 28, 2020, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, introduced legislation to introduce three temporary recovery benefits to support Canadian workers who are unable to work due to COVID-19. Bill C-4, the COVID-19 Response Measures Act (the Act), received Royal Assent on October 2, 2020. The legislation allows the [...]

By |2020-10-02T22:35:11+00:00October 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Technical briefing on legislation to support new recovery benefits for Canadians unable to work due to COVID-19 

Senior officials from Employment and Social Development Canada, the Canada Revenue Agency and the Department of Finance will hold a technical briefing on three new temporary recovery benefits to support Canadians who are unable to work for reasons related to COVID-19. The officials will also discuss how Canadians can prepare to apply for these new [...]

By |2020-10-02T16:54:02+00:00October 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments
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