Useful Links

While the spread of the virus is concerning, it is important to use credible sources and not spread fear unnecessarily. Stay up to date by referring to these reliable sources of information:

World Health Organization

SREDA Resource List of COVID-19 Programs for businesses and employees

Economic Development Regina COVID-19 Information and Resources

Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Business Preparedness

The Law Society of Saskatchewan - The Law Society of Saskachewan's Practice Resources cover a number of legislative changes implemented under the declared state of emergency which will affect CPAs.

Provincial Government

The Government of Saskatchewan has announced several important and welcome supports regarding the current COVID-19 situation.

Provincial Government has announced Critical and Allowable Business Services

Federal Government

Health Canada

Federal Government information on COVID-19

Department of Finance Economic Response

CRA COVID-19 Response

Update March 27, 2020

The federal government announced further measures to support businesses including:

  • an increase to the wage subsidy to 75 per cent for qualifying businesses, up from the original 10 per cent. The new wage subsidy will be backdated to March 15
  • deferring GST/HST payments, as well as duties and taxes owed on imports, until June. The latter is the equivalent of $30 billion in interest-free loans to businesses
  • the launch of the Canada Emergency Business Account for banks to offer $40,000 in government-guaranteed loans, which will be interest-free for the first year and $10,000 will be forgivable

Useful Links