My employer can’t pay me but I haven’t been laid off

If you do not expect to receive more than $1,000 (before taxes) from employment and self-employment income, you are eligible to receive CERB benefits. You can apply here


Wage Subsidy for Employers

Ask your employer if they have looked at the temporary federal Wage Subsidy program. 

  • Eligible for businesses whose revenues have decreased by at least 30 per cent – regardless of sector or number of employees.
  • For workers, the subsidy will cover up to 75 percent of salary for the first part of $58,700, providing workers with up to $800 per week. 

Minsters Morneau and Ng will follow up with more technical details for businesses.

Phone: 416-392-7903
Constituency Office: 100 Queen St W A5, Toronto, ON, M5H 2N2