July 14, 2020
- The Canadian/US border will remain closed to non-essential travel until August 21st.
- The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) will be extended until December. The government covers 75% of an employee's wages – up to $847 per week – for eligible employers. Details will follow later this week.
Government Update - July 13, 2020
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce representative appears Before The House Standing Committee On International Trade:
On July 9, 2020, Mark Agnew, Senior Director of International Policy at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, appeared as a witness before the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade (CIIT). In his remarks, he discussed the Canadian Chamber’s recommendations for supply chain resiliency, the coming into force of CUSMA and addressing remaining trade concerns with the US, and the urgency of Canada completing a bilateral trade agreement with the UK.
To read Mr. Agnew's remarks click on the link below.