Navigating the extended Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

EVENT AIRED:7/30/2020


Duration:60 minutes

Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced extension and expansion details to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program on July 17. The new enhancements are complex and require further explanation on how they will impact businesses.
This webinar offers practical guidance and actionable solutions on how the CEWS enhancements will impact a business if operations are taking place domestically and internationally. 

You will learn about the:
  • Expansion of the base CEWS to more employers 
  • ‘top-up’ subsidy
  • Reference periods for the drop-in-revenues test

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Dave Walsh

Managing Partner, Tax Service Line

BDO Canada LLP

Dave is the Managing Partner of the Tax Service Line for BDO Canada, leading the Firm's Tax Services team across the country. He is a member of the Canadian Executive Leadership Team, as well as the Global Tax Advisory Committee, comprised of tax leaders from BDO markets globally.

Jennifer Lucier



Jennifer is a Partner in our Domestic Tax Practice in the GTA. She has vast experience with reorganizations, estate planning, and succession planning. Jennifer focuses on proactive tax plans in order to maximize value through various strategies.

Quinton Pullen

Partner, Canadian Tax

BDO Canada LLP

Quinton is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Tax Partner in BDO’s Kelowna office, with over 13 years of public practice experience. Quinton’s primary focus is providing tax planning to owner-managed businesses, particularly with respect to divestiture planning, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, and cross-border transactions. He has experience helping clients with tax problems ranging from immigration/emigration and US personal tax compliance and planning, to helping create international financing structures for large multinational entities. He has experience working with clients from a wide range of industries, including technology, farming, retail, construction, hospitality, and mining. Quinton also loves to teach, and has been involved in the faculty of CPA Canada’s In-Depth Tax Course, from 2013 to the present, tutoring and lecturing at different portions of the program. He has also been a lecturer at other functions, including STEP and CPABC PD courses.

laura ball

Senior Manager, International Tax

BDO Canada LLP

Laura is a Senior Manager in BDO's International Tax practice where she primarily focuses on advising foreign controlled companies doing business in Canada and Canadian companies growing and scaling abroad. As a Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA), Laura is entrusted to help organizations optimize their global tax position through proper tax planning and implementation strategies. Laura possesses a vast array of experience with all inbound and outbound Canadian tax issues including structuring for acquisitive or organic growth in Canada, financing alternatives, tax-efficient cash repatriation techniques, Regulation 102 and Regulation 105 compliance and tax treaty and MLI interpretation. From her tenure in public practice, Laura has worked with a range of industries including real estate and construction, manufacturing, consumer goods and wholesale and distribution.
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