Claims to date - Canada emergency wage subsidy (CEWS)

CEWS summaryFootnote 1Footnote 2 data since launch, as of April 4, 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

3,099,880

Breakdown by claim period
Approved and proccessed applications by claim period
March 15 to April 11 (Period 1) 264,620
April 12 to May 9 (Period 2) 306,010
May 10 to June 6 (Period 3) 308,970
June 7 to July 4 (Period 4) 282,190
July 5 to August 1 (Period 5) 297,620
August 2 to August 29 (Period 6) 296,960
August 30 to September 26 (Period 7) 284,160
September 27 to October 24 (Period 8) 258,950
October 25 to November 21 (Period 9) 233,900
November 22 to December 19 (Period 10) 207,260
December 20, 2020 to January 16, 2021 (Period 11) 157,740
January 17, 2021 to February 13, 2021 (Period 12) 129,480
February 14, 2021 to March 13, 2021 (Period 13) 72,020
All approved applications by value
Under $100K 2,993,620
$100K to $1M 100,990
$1M to $5M 4,770
Over $5M 500

Applications receivedFootnote 3

3,127,700

Unique applicants with approved claims

439,890

Dollar value of subsidies approved

$73.47 billion

Employees whose wages will be supported by CEWSFootnote 4

Employees supported By claim period (definition)
Period 1 3,649,870
Period 2 3,969,500
Period 3 4,300,030
Period 4 4,143,890
Period 5 5,224,330
Period 6 5,309,730
Period 7 5,116,520
Period 8 4,537,010
Period 9 4,049,640
Period 10 3,664,210
Period 11 2,651,370
Period 12 2,118,540
Period 13 1,081,460

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