Please see the resources below for AAO orthodontists in Canada who are dealing with office closures and restrictions and staff furloughs or temporary unemployment.
- Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP) – This benefit will provide direct lending and other types of financial support for Canadian businesses in all sectors and regions. Learn more here: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/programs/financial-sector-policy/business-credit-availability-program.html
- Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) – This benefit gives up to $500 a week to workers who have stopped working because of COVID-19. Learn more here: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/cerb-application.html
- Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWB) – This benefit applies at a rate of 75 per cent of the first $58,700 normally earned by employees – representing a benefit of up to $847 per week. (Available from March 15 to June 6, 2020) Learn more here: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/subsidy/emergency-wage-subsidy.html
- Regional Case Summary by Province and Territory – View the Government of Canada’s tracking information for cases, confirmed cases and deaths by region and by date. View here: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection.html#a1