Federal wage subsidy program will be extended

CKTB - NEWS - Trudeau May 8 2020 COVID-19 address

The federal government's wage subsidy program is being extended.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the program would be extended beyond it's June deadline during his daily address today.

The program covers 75 percent of an employees wage up to $847 per week.

Few details were available today, but Trudeau says more information is coming next week.