Rural insights from the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy: January 17, 2021 to May 8, 2021

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This article analyzes the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Regional and Community-level Database from a rural business perspective. This database covers the period from January 17, 2021 to May 8, 2021. It is based on Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) microdata and administrative data sources available within Statistics Canada. Topics include number of CEWS supported employees and subsidy amounts in rural areas, comparison of rural and urban businesses, and analysis by industry and province/territory.

Issue Number: 2022001
Volume: 10
Author(s): Munro, Anne; Balcom, Andrew; Baxter, Eric; Baker, John; Timusk, Peter
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