FEDERAL FUNDING PROGRAMS EXTENSION
Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB)
The Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are directly affected by COVID-19 and are not entitled to Employment Insurance (EI) benefits. Eligible CRB recipients can now apply for a total of 27 periods (54 weeks) between September 27, 2020 and October 23, 2021. Payment amounts will change to $600 ($540 after taxes withheld) for each 2-week period if either:
- you have already applied for 21 periods
- you are applying for your first period on or after period 22 (July 18 to 31, 2021)
Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) EXTENDED TO OCTOBER.
The CRSB gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are unable to work because they are sick or need to self-isolate due to COVID-19, or have an underlying health condition that puts them at greater risk of getting COVID-19.
If you are eligible for the CRSB, you can receive $500 ($450 after taxes withheld) for a
1-week period. If your situation continues past 1 week, you will need to apply again.
You may apply up to a total of 4 weeks between September 27, 2020 and October 23, 2021. You cannot apply for periods that are closed. SEE DETAILS
Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) - May continue until October
Next deadline: October 7th Last day to apply for claim period 14 -
Next period opens November 1st for Claim Period 21 SEE DETAILS
Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) May continue until October
Next deadline: October 7th Last day to apply for claim period 7 -
Next period opens November 1st for Claim Period 14 SEE DETAILS
Click on the link below to see ALL the programs
in one place with Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
and scroll down to the section titled 'Support for Businesses'