Registrants are still required to complete and submit their Registration Renewal Form (without payment) and their Form-1 (without payment) by the filing deadline.
Borrowers now have until 31DEC 2023 to repay CEBA loans, which will result in loan forgiveness of up to a third of the value of the loans (meaning up to $20,000).
ACTA meets with officials next week to advocate for the Independent Travel Agent Relief Program (ITARP) to ensure equitable access to federal government support.
“We will always have your back,” the PM said to small business owners, announcing more test availability but no additional support as Omicron hits the travel industry hard.
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland announced the federal government will temporarily expand eligibility for its lockdown support programs.
Bil C-2 was fast-tracked by the House of Commons and Senate just before their holiday break. It backdates wage and rent support to OCT, but ACTA points out it does not help IC’s.
Parliament breaks for six weeks on 17DEC, and reports say the gov’t has not secured enough votes to pass Bill C-2, that was meant to replace support programs that expired in OCT.
The airline says it used the financial support only for customer refunds due to the pandemic, and that “all other remaining facilities totaling $3.975 billion have not been used.”
It’s another blow to Ontario’s travel retailers, struggling to recover after 19 months of shutdowns and lurching new travel regulations and protocols that have held back the return to travel.
No sooner had a new ‘Lockdown Benefit’ been announced, than gov’t travel advisories were relaxed, a move which may have effectively barred advisors from that support.