Claims to date - Canada emergency wage subsidy (CEWS)

CEWS summaryFootnote 1Footnote 2 data since launch, as of June 06, 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

3,599,850

Breakdown by claim period
Approved and proccessed applications by claim period
March 15, 2020 to April 11, 2020 (Period 1) 264,760
April 12, 2020 to May 9, 2020 (Period 2) 306,180
May 10, 2020 to June 6, 2020 (Period 3) 309,140
June 7, 2020 to July 4, 2020 (Period 4) 282,380
July 5, 2020 to August 1, 2020 (Period 5) 297,880
August 2, 2020 to August 29, 2020 (Period 6) 297,280
August 30, 2020 to September 26, 2020 (Period 7) 285,460
September 27, 2020 to October 24, 2020 (Period 8) 275,190
October 25, 2020 to November 21, 2020 (Period 9) 265,540
November 22, 2020 to December 19, 2020 (Period 10) 241,980
December 20, 2020 to January 16, 2021 (Period 11) 202,240
January 17, 2021 to February 13, 2021 (Period 12) 188,360
February 14, 2021 to March 13, 2021 (Period 13) 170,040
March 14 to April 10, 2021 (Period 14) 132,780
April 11 to May 8, 2021 (Period 15) 80,640
All approved applications by value
Under $100K 3,483,510
$100K to $1M 110,560
$1M to $5M 5,250
Over $5M 540

Applications receivedFootnote 3

3,628,940

Unique applicants with approved claims

447,190

Dollar value of subsidies approved

$81.52 billion

Employees whose wages will be supported by CEWSFootnote 4

Employees supported By claim period (definition)
Period 1 3,655,930
Period 2 3,977,120
Period 3 4,307,300
Period 4 4,154,840
Period 5 5,237,590
Period 6 5,319,830
Period 7 5,220,350
Period 8 4,974,570
Period 9 4,766,420
Period 10 4,297,950
Period 11 3,480,460
Period 12 3,217,080
Period 13 3,018,070
Period 14 2,332,320
Period 15 1,238,360

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