COVID-19 weekly update — April 20

April 20, 2020

Wage subsidy – Are there any other updates about key federal programs?

The first payments for the wage subsidy program that provides 75% wage subsidy to eligible employers will start to be distributed by the end of the first week of May.

Eligible employers will be able to apply for the CEWS through the Canada Revenue Agency’s My Business Account portal.

For detailed information about the program, visit:



What does an economic stimulus for the automotive industry look like?

Stakeholders in Canada’s automotive industry have made recommendations as to what a stimulus package for the industry should look like.

For example, the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) has called for a job-loss insurance which covers vehicle payments for those who become unemployed, as well as a vehicle scrappage program and sales tax holiday for new vehicle purchases.

If you have thoughts that you would like to share regarding a stimulus package, both aftermarket specific and automotive industry as a whole, they can be sent to:

Read more about CADA’s positions on economic stimulus here:

Keep up-to-date on COVID-19 in your region

A reminder of the COVID-19 Provincial Updates (and federal) file that AIA Canada has developed to keep stakeholders up-to-date on COVID-19.

Check out the file here.


Park N Fly Benefits

How the program works

  • Members select their departure city from the drop-down menu
    1. Choose Valet or Self-Park where applicable
    2. Enter their outbound and return dates
    3. Click find your rate
    4. The rates will automatically load
    5. Print a copy of the coupon
  • When exiting the lot
    1. Scan the printed Park’N Fly coupon at the Self-Park pay station
  • If members are using a Valet location
    • Hand a copy of the printed voucher to the agent at check-out or give them the discount code 1120313 once the code is entered by the agent the rate will automatically append to the AIA Canada rate program.
  • Discount Code 1120313
  • At check out members simply scan their pre-printed coupon the Valet or Self-Park pay station
  • When exiting the lot
    • Select form of payment
      1. Credit card
      2. Debit card
    • If they have any difficulties simply
      1. Manually enter 1120313 at the pay station and the rate will be applied
    • Scan the Park’N Fly ticket