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COVID-19 wage and hiring support for businesses

Recent updates for business subsidies

As an employer in Canada who has seen a drop in revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for a subsidy to cover part of the wages you pay employees. This subsidy will enable you to re-hire workers, help prevent further job losses, and ease your business back into normal operations.

For each applicable claim period, eligible employers can claim one of the following, whichever gives the highest amount:

  • Tourism and Hospitality Recovery Program (THRP) – Wage
    Effective: October 24, 2021, to May 7, 2022
  • Hardest-Hit Business Recovery Program (HHBRP) – Wage
    Effective: October 24, 2021, to May 7, 2022
  • Canada Recovery Hiring Program (CRHP)
    Effective: June 6, 2021, to May 7, 2022

Next deadline

  • May 19, 2022: Last day to apply for period 22 (October 24 to November 20, 2021)

Current period

  • Period 27 (March 13 to April 9, 2022) is the most recently opened period

Next period opens

  • June 1, 2022: First day to apply for period 28 (April 10 to May 7, 2022)

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