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Recruiting and On-Boarding Remotely

Recruiting and On-Boarding Remotely

Carleton University co-op student Alina de la Fuente joined GGFL in early May and immediately made history. She became the first co-op student the firm has ‘onboarded’ remotely. None of the usual handshakes. No welcoming lunch or chats over coffee – just remote faces and training instruction over video, along with copious advice, support and […]

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GGFL COVID-19 Commentary Week #8

GGFL COVID-19 Commentary Week #8

By: Deborah Bourchier COVID-19 has pressed the pause button on long-term decision making in much of the business community. Many small and medium sized businesses that were thriving, or at least experiencing healthy growth, are now struggling as they navigate this current crisis. High level decisions being contemplated two months ago have been overtaken by […]

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GGFL COVID-19 Commentary Week #7

GGFL COVID-19 Commentary Week #7

By: Jeffrey Miller With few exceptions, the financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic is also hurting not-for-profit organizations and charities. The outlook is particularly bleak for those not-for-profits reliant on membership fees such as tennis and golf clubs and similar organizations where people pay a fee to pursue an activity of common interest. The forced […]

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Webinar: A Practical Overview and Example of Qualifying for Government COVID-19 Funding

Webinar: A Practical Overview and Example of Qualifying for Government COVID-19 Funding

As the economic fallout continues from the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations across the country are facing financial challenges and asking about government support. This webinar was co-hosted by GGFL’s Natalie Evans and Chad Saikaley and lawyers Roberto Aburto and Colin Green from Gowling WLG. Our panel provide a practical overview of the legal, accounting and payroll […]

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Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance

Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance

Additional COVID-19 Resources COVID-19 – Helping Your Employees New Tax Filing and Tax Payment Deadline Managing Your Cash Flow During COVID-19 The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Updated September 10, 2020 On September 9th, the government announced that the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance program would be extended one final time. The program now covers the […]

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GGFL COVID-19 Commentary Week #6

GGFL COVID-19 Commentary Week #6

By: Josh Engel Among the many stresses and strains the COVID-19 epidemic is having on small and medium sized businesses, the landlord-tenant relationship looms large. I have both landlords and tenants as clients so I’m hearing both sides of what is a terrible dilemma. On one level, it’s simple: The tenant’s business has either slowed […]

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Aid for Students and Seniors

Aid for Students and Seniors

Additional COVID-19 Resources COVID-19 – Helping Your Employees New Tax Filing and Tax Payment Deadline Managing Your Cash Flow During COVID-19 The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy GGFL Service Changes Secure Document Drop-Off COVID-19, Taxes and Office Operations Client Safety and Care During COVID-19 Aid for Students Applications for the Canadian Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) will […]

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