News & Updates

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COVID-19 Update: More CEWS Extensions

Extending Eligibility for The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Supporting Employees and Employers Finance Minister Bill Morneau today announced that the Government of Canada will extend the CEWS by an additional 12 weeks to August 29, 2020. Extending the program will...

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Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Extended

The government announced the regulations to extend eligibility for the Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) until August to ensure that it continues to support those employers and workers hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and protects the jobs Canadians depend...

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COVID-19 Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance

Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) for small businesses provides much needed relief for small businesses experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19. It offers forgivable loans to eligible commercial property owners so that they can reduce the...

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Attack Spotlight – COVID-19 Phishing and Social Media Scams

The worldwide COVID-19 outbreak has provided malicious actors with an unprecedented opportunity to weaponize widespread fears and concerns among the general public for the purposes of social engineering schemes prosecuted through malicious emails. For the bad guys,...

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FAQs Updated

Progress Group is here to help all of our Clients navigate the unique challenges posed by COVID-19. Our team has been hard at work via phone and email responding to client questions on a wide range of subjects relating to the impact on small businesses.With the...

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Update – COVID-19 Emergency Benefit – Government Funds

CRA Extension For Filings Under Part XVIII And Part XIX Of The Income Tax Act The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has announced that it will allow filers to defer, until September 1, 2020, the filing of information returns under Part XVIII and Part XIX of the Income Tax...

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COVID-19 Hotline

With the increase in calls and emails regarding Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, we have created a dedicated hotline for your inquiries. This hotline is also for all Payroll and Record of Employment-related...

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