Lockdown Program will now offer wage and rent subsidies ranging between 25 and 75 per cent to employers who are subject to capacity restrictions of 50 per cent or more.
New measures include reducing capacity limits in essential retail stores and shutting down non-essential construction sites.
A new round of $500-a-week benefits for the unemployed has since been put in place and extended to next summer.
The $80-billion Canada Emergency Response Benefit is set to wind down over the coming weeks, with those who are EI-eligible to start drawing assistance that way.
Volunteers from Shopify were part of a team that developed the app.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says large and small businesses, non-profits and charities will all be eligible for a 75-per-cent subsidy on wages meant to cushion the blow from the COVID-19 pandemic
Small and medium business owners and entrepreneurs got a boost from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday as he handed more out relief for companies grappling amid COVID-19
With the COVID-19 crisis becoming more urgent by the day, the Ottawa-based biotech firm says it’s aiming to have a portable test ready 'within weeks'
Ottawa entrepreneurs and business advocacy groups gave mixed reviews to a series of aid packages unveiled Wednesday aimed at helping companies weather the storm during the COVID-19 outbreak
The federal government’s plan to restrict international flights to certain airports leaves Ottawa cut off from its overseas destinations