Today, Friday, May 15, the federal government announced:
- The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) will be extended an additional 12 weeks to August 29, 2020. There are also a series of regulatory changes to extend eligibility for the CEWS to additional groups.
Today, the provincial government announced:
- The anticipated start date of the “Renew PEI, Together” plan Phase 3 has been adjusted from June 12 to June 1, allowing businesses outlined in this phase to reopen earlier than expected. The anticipated start date of Phase 2 remains next Friday, May 22.
- Read the Chamber’s statement on this news here.
Yesterday, May 14, the provincial government announced:
- The COVID-19 Workspace Adaptation Assistance Program application is now open.
As always, we will share relevant information with you as it becomes available. Please reach out with any questions, comments, or concerns. We wish you a safe and happy long weekend.
Dawn Binns, President
Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce