Navigating new government measures, April 16 BCFB Virtual Town Hall

April 16, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has announced several measures to assist employers and their employees during this turbulent time.

 

Join us for our next BCFB Virtual Town Hall with Grant Thornton to navigate the programs and resources available to food, beverage, and NHP companies in BC.

 

Up-to-date details will be provided on these programs:

  • Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy
  • Temporary Wage Subsidy
  • Canada Emergency Business Account
  • Canadian Emergency Response Benefit
  • Work-Sharing Program, amongst others

 

A Q&A session follows this presentation.

 

Meet our speakers:

 

Peter Veerman, CPA, CA

As a partner in Grant Thornton’s Langley office, Peter has spent the last 14 years working closely with small and medium-sized businesses across the Lower Mainland, gaining extensive local knowledge and a home-grown outlook along the way. Peter is the leader of the region’s Consumer and Industrial Products group where he strives to provide clients with in-depth market knowledge and an understanding of the challenges and best practices required to help them meet their objectives.

 

Phil Ross, CPA, CA

Phil Ross is the Tax Service Line Leader for Grant Thornton’s South Coastal business unit, bringing 25 years of experience advising privately-held companies and their shareholders. Phil works closely with his clients to develop creative solutions to the business challenges they face.

 

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