Lockdown Program will now offer wage and rent subsidies ranging between 25 and 75 per cent to employers who are subject to capacity restrictions of 50 per cent or more.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
National Capital Region continued a recent slide that’s seen it lose nearly 30,000 jobs since July, but the unemployment rate still fell to 4.4 per cent thanks to a shrinking labour force.
That’s the lowest the rate has been since the dawn of the pandemic in March 2020, but it's mainly the result of a shrinking labour force, Statistics Canada says.
People on the Move: Canadian Chamber chief economist Trevin Stratton to lead Deloitte’s economics advisory practice
Plus, news about other Ottawa-area executives, managers and professionals starting new positions.
Local industry says time is of the essence to allow tourism businesses to cash in on what’s traditionally their busiest time of year.
A major Canadian tech industry group is urging the federal government to free up billions of dollars in fast-tracked funding to help sustain companies that are struggling to survive as the COVID-19
A growing number of business and labour groups are urging the federal Liberals to up their promised wage subsidy to help companies hit hard by COVID-19 keep people on their payrolls
While Canada's response to the COVID-19 outbreak has taken off drastically in the last week, some have found it lopsided across the country.
Canada's largest labour organization and the group that bills itself as the voice of business look to jointly confront the economic fallout from the rampaging novel coronavirus
OBOT's former leader is taking on a new advocacy role with an organization that lobbies on behalf of more than a quarter of a million businesses across Canada