Josh Valler and Jacklyn Tuckey teamed up with the Sandbox Centre and Janice Leroux from HR Performance and Results to discuss Employer Rights & Obligations in relation to COVID-19. This one hour information session provided resources and answers to some of the most asked questions by local businesses. Please find the full recording and presentation slides below.
In a Part 2 of the COVID-19 and Employer Rights & Obligations discussions, Josh Valler and Jacklyn Tuckey teamed up with the Sandbox Centre, Janice Leroux from HR Performance and Results and the Barrie Chamber of Commerce for a Question and Answer on recent updates from the provincial and federal governments. With special guests MP John Brassard, MPP Andrea Khanjin and Marisa Breeze from MP Doug Shipley’s office.
MP Shipley’s Office:
Self-assessment for COVID-19: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/#q0
Full Federal Economic Response Plan:
Apply for EI:
Apply to have the one-week waiting period revoked: call 1-833-381-2725
Emergency Care Benefit and the Emergency Support Benefit (CRA)
CRA Tax Liaison Officer Application: http://cra-arc-survey-sondage.ca/Engine/s.aspx?surveyID=CFF549E6-246F-4CCC-818F-BCDB50A53D7D&idlang=EN
CRA Collections Activities Services (Waive Interest and Penalties):
Taxpayer Relief Form: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/forms-publications/forms/rc4288.html
Government of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus
Business Credit Availability Program:
Business Development Bank
Apply for the max $100,000 loan: https://www.bdc.ca/en/financing/business-loans/pages/small-business-loan.aspx
Export Development Canada
Work Sharing Program (About):
Phone (Employers): 1-800-367-5693
Phone (Employees): 1-800-206-7218
Work Sharing Program: Applicant Guide
Farm Credit Program
Other Funding for Agricultural Producers:
Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act:https://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/b-3/
To our valued clients and community members,
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and updates from our provincial and federal governments, Barriston Law has made the following changes to keep our staff and clients safe.
Our lawyers and legal staff have been asked to work from home, with only essential staff working on site. We will continue to be available during regular business hours to respond to your needs and deliver peace of mind. The best way to reach our legal teams is via email. For general inquiries please call us at 705-792-9200.
We have moved most of our client meetings to video conference, however in-person meetings may still be available by appointment only.
Direct lawyer contact information can be found on our lawyers page.
Thank you for your patience and understanding during these challenging and unprecedented times.