Expanded Support for Employers and Jobseekers

Submitted by WorkBC We recognize that many employers are struggling, and that this holiday season is not as joyful as the last. We have some good news! WorkBC has rolled out changes to the Wage Subsidy Program to help reduce ongoing labour market challenges and better serve employers and jobseekers. The enhanced program expands eligibility, […]

Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy Now Open

The Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (CERS) portal is now accepting applications. Canadian businesses, non-profit organizations or charities that have seen a drop in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for a subsidy to cover part of their commercial rent or property expenses retroactive to September 27, 2020 until June 2021. This subsidy […]

Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce Supports First Steps in Province’s Economic Recovery Plan

“We appreciate that government sees this as the next step, not the final step, in the road to recovery.”– Dan Baxter, Director of Policy and Government Relations. Today, the provincial government shared details of its Economic Recovery Plan, Stronger BC. In addition to broad consultation and recommendations, the Stronger BC Plan took into consideration the […]