Ottawa maintains the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy is about protecting workers, no matter who they work for.
Canada should follow the Netherlands and Spain in blocking CEO bonuses for companies taking government subsidies in the pandemic, a new report says.
Tory allegations against Katie Telford are "speculative," the federal ethics watchdog says.
Money from the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy is expected to flow on May 7.
Applications for the latest COVID-19 financial relief program open April 27.
The Liberals’ wage subsidy bill passed through the House of Commons.
One business told its employees they'll only get 75 per cent of their usual wage.
Employers hit by COVID-19 will need to show a 15-per-cent decline in revenues in March, not 30 per cent.
"We are trying to keep as many of our employees as possible during the crisis..."
Parliament will be recalled to pass the measures to combat the economic fallout of COVID-19.