Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)

The Government of Canada’s Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) provides eligible employers who have been affected by COVID-19 to be eligible for a subsidy of 75% of employee wages for up to 12 weeks, retroactive from March 15, 2020, to June 6, 2020.

Applications for CEWS are only accepted online through the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). For detailed information about the CEWS program, eligibility, and how to apply, refer to the Government of Canada site. 

CRA Direct Deposit

We encourage our customers to register for Canada Revenue Agency Direct Deposit to ensure your CRA payments arrive sooner.  CRA Direct Deposit is a fast, convenient and secure way to receive eligible payments from CRA such as CEWS, should your business be eligible for this program.

To sign-up for CRA Direct Deposit:

1. Contact your Peace Hills Trust Regional Office or Account Manager to register for CRA Direct Deposit.

2. Log into your CRA My Business Account and select 'Mange direct deposit' under your payroll account.

Important notes: When registering for CRA Direct Deposit, please have your CRA Business Number (BN), including your CRA Program Account Identifier for payroll ready. You will need to enter this as part of the CRA Direct Deposit registration process. Click here for more information on the BN and CRA Program Account Identifier.  Please note that this update may take up to 24-48 hours, and processing times may vary.