Claims to date - Canada emergency wage subsidy (CEWS)

CEWS summaryFootnote 1Footnote 2 data since launch, as of January 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.

You may search the CEWS recipient database to find the names of corporations that have received the wage subsidy.

Total approved applications

2,099,450

Breakdown by claim period
Approved and proccessed applications by claim period
March 15 to April 11 (Period 1) 246,710
April 12 to May 9 (Period 2) 281,630
May 10 to June 6 (Period 3) 279,940
June 7 to July 4 (Period 4) 250,270
July 5 to August 1 (Period 5) 246,390
August 2 to August 29 (Period 6) 234,700
August 30 to September 26 (Period 7) 206,550
September 27 to October 24 (Period 8) 174,930
October 25 to November 21 (Period 9) 130,160
November 22 to December 19 (Period 10) 48,180
All approved applications by value
Under $100K 2,013,300
$100K to $1M 81,740
$1M to $5M 3,990
Over $5M 420

Applications receivedFootnote 3

2,127,180

Unique applicants with approved claims

381,170

Dollar value of subsidies approved

$57.78 billion

Employees whose wages will be supported by CEWSFootnote 4

Employees supported By claim period (definition)
Period 1 3,489,650
Period 2 3,740,100
Period 3 4,054,900
Period 4 3,841,050
Period 5 4,357,330
Period 6 4,210,940
Period 7 3,849,360
Period 8 3,265,210
Period 9 2,322,250
Period 10 567,900

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