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Ensuring Business Continuity & COVID-19 Preparedness

Dear Clients: On behalf of the HS & Partners Team, we are writing to advise you that we are taking every reasonable precaution to help ensure the health and safety of our staff, our clients and business colleagues. We are closely monitoring this unprecedented and evolving situation and will adapt our protocols accordingly. Until such …

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Government Financial Stimulus Update for Canadians

Dear Clients & Friends: Below are some of the most recent measures announced by the government of Canada with regards to its financial stimulus package : Emergency support benefit To be targeted to individuals not eligible for EI, such as self-employed individuals The emergency benefit payment is expected to be similar to EI benefit payments The eligibility criteria is …

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Post secondary students and income tax

It shouldn’t be news to anyone that while the cost of obtaining a post-secondary education continues to rise, the government’s financial support of post-secondary institutions has, no less, declined. Additionally, the generous government student loan and grant programs available to earlier generations of students are no longer as generous as they once were. A realistic …

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