Government Programs Update
Date & Time
Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
David Black Justin Mastrangelo Etienne-Rene Massie

As the economy continues to shift as a result of COVID-19, the Canadian Franchise Association continues to work with government and our members to find solutions to the serious challenges facing franchised businesses across Canada. David Black, CFA’s Director of Government Relations and Public Policy will lead a panel discussion on how franchised businesses can access government programs. Etienne Rene Massie, Director General, Small Business Branch, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada will speak about the federal programs that have helped businesses get through COVID-19 along with programs that will help the economic recovery. Justin Mastrangelo, Partner, Canadian Tax at BDO will speak about corporate and personal tax planning and cash management to help businesses recover. Join this session to learn about updates on these programs as well as other support mechanisms in place available for business owners.