Use of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy program by employer businesses in 2020

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The purpose of this article is to provide information on how the Government of Canada’s Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program has been used by employer businesses, how the usage differs by industry and business size, and characteristics of businesses who used the CEWS. This information can help Canadians better understand the impact of the COVID-19 health crisis on Canadian businesses and how businesses made use of government’s financial supports.

Issue Number: 2021006
Author(s): Liu, Huju; Lu, Yuqian; Willox, Michael
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