Government Support Programs for Businesses During COVID-19


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Support is available for businesses adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is information on government relief measures.

 

RECENT NEWS — Updated March 15, 2021

BUSINESSES ELIGIBLE FOR LOANS THROUGH HASCAP CANADA
The Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program (HASCAP) is for small and medium-sized businesses that have seen their revenues decrease by 50% or more due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

CANADA EMERGENCY RENT SUBSIDY (CERS)
Canadian businesses, non-profit organizations, or charities who have seen a drop in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for a subsidy to cover part of their commercial rent or property expenses until June 2021. Read more

ONTARIO PROPERTY TAX AND ENERGY BILL REBATES + PPE SUPPORT GRANTS NOW AVAILABLE
The Ontario Government is helping small businesses with the unexpected costs of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). In addition, businesses that were required to shut down or significantly restrict services due to provincial public health measures can apply for rebates. Read more

CANADA'S COVID-19 ECONOMIC RESPONSE PLAN
The Government of Canada is taking immediate action to support Canadians and businesses facing hardship as a result of the global COVID-19 outbreak. Resources include support for individuals, businesses and sectors. Read more