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 issues that are frequently arising in these difficult times.

Topics addressed include:

  • An overview of the Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA)
  • Hypothetical examples for relief programs available
  • Cash flow management commentary – what will cash flow look like?
  • Risk management in general: force majeure clauses, employment contractual considerations, etc.

Download the slides – GGFL and Gowling Webinar Presentation-COVID-19 Government funding

Recorded April 29, 2020