20 07, 2020

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy extended, redesigned

By |July 20th, 2020|COVID-19, In The News|

On July 17, the federal government announced proposed changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) that would broaden the reach of the program and provide better targeted support so that more workers can return to their jobs quickly as the economy restarts. Click here for more details, including the revised rate structure of [...]

4 05, 2020

Navigating turbulent times – Results’ Unleashed webinar series shares the how-to

By |May 4th, 2020|COVID-19, Member Deals|

To help companies navigate these turbulent times, VRCA’s long-time strategic partner, Results Canada, has launched a complimentary weekly webinar series designed to bring you tools, strategies and best practices to unleash the potential in yourself and your business. Each week, a one-hour webinar features subject matter experts and thought leaders on all topics related [...]

4 05, 2020

Have you written to your MP yet?

By |May 4th, 2020|COVID-19|

There is still time to lend your support to the construction industry’s push for the federal government to establish an emergency COVID-19 Construction Cost Relief Program. VRCA has joined the Canadian Construction Association in calling for the federal government to exercise fairness and consideration when addressing schedule and cost impacts experienced by contractors on [...]

27 04, 2020

Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance details released

By |April 27th, 2020|COVID-19, In The News|

The Government of Canada has released additional details about the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) program, which will lower rent by 75 per cent for small businesses affected by COVID-19. The program will provide qualifying commercial property owners with forgivable loans to cover 50 per cent of monthly rents payable by small business [...]