Claims to date - Canada emergency wage subsidy (CEWS)

CEWS summaryFootnote 1Footnote 2 data since launch, as of July 18, 2021Footnote 5

Expanded information about CEWS claims

Detailed data about overall CEWS claims is also available. You may download the data in PDF or CSV format.

Total approved applications

3,960,390

Breakdown by claim period
Approved and proccessed applications by claim period
March 15, 2020 to
April 11, 2020
(Period 1)
264,790
April 12, 2020 to
May 9, 2020
(Period 2)
306,230
May 10, 2020 to
June 6, 2020
(Period 3)
309,190
June 7, 2020 to
July 4, 2020
(Period 4)
282,440
July 5, 2020 to
August 1, 2020
(Period 5)
297,960
August 2, 2020 to
August 29, 2020
(Period 6)
297,370
August 30, 2020 to
September 26, 2020
(Period 7)
285,510
September 27, 2020 to
October 24, 2020
(Period 8)
275,290
October 25, 2020 to
November 21, 2020
(Period 9)
266,310
November 22, 2020 to
December 19, 2020
(Period 10)
256,470
December 20, 2020 to
January 16, 2021
(Period 11)
239,740
January 17, 2021 to
February 13, 2021
(Period 12)
219,760
February 14, 2021 to
March 13, 2021
(Period 13)
204,770
March 14, 2021 to
April 10, 2021
(Period 14)
174,200
April 11, 2021 to
May 8, 2021
(Period 15)
140,120
May 9, 2021 to
June 5, 2021
(Period 16)
105,790
June 6, 2021 to
July 3, 2021
(Period 17)
34,750
All approved applications by value
Under $100K 3,836,830
$100K to $1M 117,500
$1M to $5M 5,500
Over $5M 560

Applications receivedFootnote 3

3,995,220

Unique applicants with approved claims

450,710

Dollar value of subsidies approved

$87.10 billion

Employees whose wages will be supported by CEWSFootnote 4

Employees supported By claim period (definition)
(Period 1)3,660,440
(Period 2)3,981,140
(Period 3)4,311,250
(Period 4)4,158,000
(Period 5)5,240,750
(Period 6)5,328,490
(Period 7)5,225,670
(Period 8)4,975,540
(Period 9)4,779,940
(Period 10)4,683,520
(Period 11)4,194,210
(Period 12)3,725,260
(Period 13)3,553,140
(Period 14)3,021,790
(Period 15)2,374,480
(Period 16)1,742,220
(Period 17)466,910

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