Claims to date - Canada emergency wage subsidy (CEWS)

CEWS summary data since launch, as of June 1, 2020

Total approved applications


Breakdown by claim period
Approved and proccessed applications By claim period (definition)
March 15 to April 11 (Period 1) 172,123
April 12 to May 9 (Period 2) 150,782
All approved applications by value
Under $100K 307,687
$100K to $1M 14,623
$1 M to $5 M 540
Over $5M 55

Applications receivedFootnote 1


Unique applicants with approved claims


Dollar value of subsidies paid

$9.36 billion

Employees whose wages will be supported by CEWSFootnote 2

Employees supported By claim period (definition)
Period 1 2,479,718
Period 2 1,886,113
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