The emergency wage subsidy was created to support employees and should be used just for that, says Professor Richard Leblanc

The emergency wage subsidy was created to support employees and should be used just for that, says Professor Richard Leblanc

headshot of professorThe Canada emergency wage subsidy (CEWS) was created by the federal government to enable companies to pay their employees during the pandemic, not to build their surpluses, Richard Leblanc, a professor of governance, law and ethics in the School of Administrative Studies tells CBC News.