Claims to date - Canada emergency wage subsidy (CEWS)

CEWS summaryFootnote 1Footnote 2 data since launch, as of October 10, 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

4,500,800

Breakdown by claim period
Approved and proccessed applications by claim period
March 15, 2020 to
April 11, 2020
(Period 1)
264,810
April 12, 2020 to
May 9, 2020
(Period 2)
306,260
May 10, 2020 to
June 6, 2020
(Period 3)
309,240
June 7, 2020 to
July 4, 2020
(Period 4)
282,490
July 5, 2020 to
August 1, 2020
(Period 5)
298,030
August 2, 2020 to
August 29, 2020
(Period 6)
297,430
August 30, 2020 to
September 26, 2020
(Period 7)
285,580
September 27, 2020 to
October 24, 2020
(Period 8)
275,400
October 25, 2020 to
November 21, 2020
(Period 9)
266,450
November 22, 2020 to
December 19, 2020
(Period 10)
256,880
December 20, 2020 to
January 16, 2021
(Period 11)
241,640
January 17, 2021 to
February 13, 2021
(Period 12)
242,710
February 14, 2021 to
March 13, 2021
(Period 13)
240,120
March 14, 2021 to
April 10, 2021
(Period 14)
224,810
April 11, 2021 to
May 8, 2021
(Period 15)
195,230
May 9, 2021 to
June 5, 2021
(Period 16)
182,870
June 6, 2021 to
July 3, 2021
(Period 17)
142,250
July 4, 2021 to
July 31, 2021
(Period 18)
104,500
August 1, 2021 to
August 28, 2021
(Period 19)
67,120
August 29, 2021 to
September 25, 2021
(Period 20)
17,020
All approved applications by value
Under $100K 4,366,880
$100K to $1M 127,420
$1M to $5M 5,900
Over $5M 600

Applications receivedFootnote 3

4,553,320

Unique applicants with approved claims

454,910

Dollar value of subsidies approved

$95.18 billion

Employees whose wages will be supported by CEWSFootnote 4

Employees supported By claim period (definition)
(Period 1) 3,653,880
(Period 2) 3,980,450
(Period 3) 4,312,060
(Period 4) 4,159,030
(Period 5) 5,245,690
(Period 6) 5,332,110
(Period 7) 5,229,340
(Period 8) 4,982,230
(Period 9) 4,786,240
(Period 10) 4,697,100
(Period 11) 4,270,500
(Period 12) 4,195,820
(Period 13) 4,282,680
(Period 14) 3,985,000
(Period 15) 3,282,860
(Period 16) 3,167,490
(Period 17) 2,520,510
(Period 18) 1,754,770
(Period 19) 1,063,820
(Period 20) 198,500

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