Claims to date - Canada emergency wage subsidy (CEWS)

CEWS summaryFootnote 1Footnote 2 data since launch, as of September  11, 2022Footnote 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

5,069,760

Breakdown by claim period
Approved and proccessed applications by claim period
March 15, 2020 to
April 11, 2020
(Period 1)
264,910
April 12, 2020 to
May 9, 2020
(Period 2)
306,380
May 10, 2020 to
June 6, 2020
(Period 3)
309,360
June 7, 2020 to
July 4, 2020
(Period 4)
282,620
July 5, 2020 to
August 1, 2020
(Period 5)
298,200
August 2, 2020 to
August 29, 2020
(Period 6)
297,620
August 30, 2020 to
September 26, 2020
(Period 7)
285,790
September 27, 2020 to
October 24, 2020
(Period 8)
275,640
October 25, 2020 to
November 21, 2020
(Period 9)
266,720
November 22, 2020 to
December 19, 2020
(Period 10)
257,190
December 20, 2020 to
January 16, 2021
(Period 11)
242,120
January 17, 2021 to
February 13, 2021
(Period 12)
243,430
February 14, 2021 to
March 13, 2021
(Period 13)
241,380
March 14, 2021 to
April 10, 2021
(Period 14)
228,400
April 11, 2021 to
May 8, 2021
(Period 15)
218,290
May 9, 2021 to
June 5, 2021
(Period 16)
224,270
June 6, 2021 to
July 3, 2021
(Period 17)
208,930
July 4, 2021 to
July 31, 2021
(Period 18)
181,170
August 1, 2021 to
August 28, 2021
(Period 19)
163,600
August 29, 2021 to
September 25, 2021
(Period 20)
150,440
September 26, 2021 to
October 23, 2021
(Period 21)
123,340
All approved applications by value
Under $100K 4,929,040
$100K to $1M 134,030
$1M to $5M 6,090
Over $5M 610

Applications receivedFootnote 3

5,091,630

Unique applicants with approved claims

460,110

Dollar value of subsidies approved

$100.59 billion

Employees whose wages will be supported by CEWSFootnote 4

Employees supported By claim period (definition)
(Period 1) 3,645,560
(Period 2) 3,974,920
(Period 3) 4,305,730
(Period 4) 4,154,160
(Period 5) 5,248,190
(Period 6) 5,334,350
(Period 7) 5,231,630
(Period 8) 4,990,800
(Period 9) 4,788,020
(Period 10) 4,697,980
(Period 11) 4,275,740
(Period 12) 4,213,610
(Period 13) 4,303,920
(Period 14) 4,084,440
(Period 15) 3,769,360
(Period 16) 3,966,750
(Period 17) 3,720,510
(Period 18) 2,971,070
(Period 19) 2,701,490
(Period 20) 2,540,190
(Period 21) 2,193,420
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