Claims to date - Canada emergency wage subsidy (CEWS)

CEWS summaryFootnote 1Footnote 2 data since launch, as of August 2, 2020

Expanded information about CEWS claims

Detailed data about CEWS claims is available. You may download the data in PDF or CSV format.

Total approved applications

785,550

Breakdown by claim period
Approved and proccessed applications By claim period (definition)
March 15 to April 11 (Period 1) 208,490
April 12 to May 9 (Period 2) 230,970
May 10 to June 6 (Period 3) 209,030
June 7 to July 4 (Period 4) 137,050
All approved applications by value
Under $100K 744,980
$100K to $1M 38,630
$1 M to $5 M 1,750
Over $5M 190

Applications receivedFootnote 3

801,580

Unique applicants with approved claims

281,000

Dollar value of subsidies paid

$25.51 billion

Employees whose wages will be supported by CEWSFootnote 4

Employees supported By claim period (definition)
Period 1 3,067,970
Period 2 3,120,210
Period 3 3,091,710
Period 4 2,077,020
Report a problem or mistake on this page
Please select all that apply:

Thank you for your help!

You will not receive a reply. For enquiries, contact us.

Date modified: