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Daily COVID-19 Update: June 16, 2020

June 16, 2020

Supports for Business More Protection for Commercial Tenants Bill 23, the Commercial Tenancies Protection Act, would protect eligible commercial tenants from having their leases terminated due to non-payment of rent as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. If passed, the act would also prevent landlords from raising rent and charging late fees and penalties on…

Daily COVID-19 Update: June 15, 2020

June 15, 2020

Supports for Business Applications For Expanded Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) Available Starting Friday Today the government announced that beginning on Friday, businesses will be able to apply for the CEBA under the expanded criteria to allow more businesses to qualify. The CEBA is available through your primary financial institution.  To qualify under the expanded…

Daily COVID-19 Update: June 12, 2020

June 12, 2020

Supports for Business Maintaining and Strengthening Canada’s Food Production and Processing Sector The government today announced the $77.5 million Emergency Processing Fund (EPF) as part of the Government of Canada’s action to support Canadians and businesses facing hardship as a result of COVID-19. The program will prioritize projects based on two objectives: Emergency COVID Response…

Daily COVID-19 Update: June 11, 2020

June 11, 2020

Supports for Business CBRN Small Business Relief Fund: Applications Close Friday  The CBRN Small Business Relief Fund will help 62 small Canadian businesses recover and support their resilience, for a total of $620,000 in funds. Businesses can use the $10,000 grants to support their recovery efforts, including paying salaries, retrofitting their workplaces and acquiring technology…

Daily COVID-19 Update: June 10, 2020

June 10, 2020

Supports for Business Government partnership with private sector campaign to help businesses reopen safely amid COVID-19 The Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, announced that the Government of Canada has partnered with the People Outside Safely Together (POST) Promise program, an initiative launched by Canadian private sector organizations to help businesses across…

Business Beat: Pivot your Business with Automation and Technology

June 10, 2020

Many creative ideas have come as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic. Companies large and small have had to act quickly to change the way they do business in a now isolated world. This new business environment has forced many to come up with solution based ideas and act on them quickly. When business…

Daily COVID-19 Update: June 9, 2020

June 9, 2020

Supports for Business Alberta moves to stage two of relaunch It was announced today that Alberta businesses in Stage 2 will be able to open on June 12, 2020. As the province enters stage two of relaunch, safety remains the top priority. More businesses, sport and recreation services can open if they are ready. Some…

Daily COVID-19 Update: June 8, 2020

June 8, 2020

Supports for Business How Would A $10,000 CBRN Grant Help Your Small Business We want to hear your story on how receiving a $10,000 grant from the CBRN Small Business Relief Fund would impact your business. Hear from a Fredericton, New Brunswick business on their story and then be sure to submit yours to us…

Daily COVID-19 Update: June 5, 2020

June 5, 2020

Supports for Business Announcements on Stage 2 to be announced soon This week, Premier Kenney indicated that, “with the number of active COVID-19 cases continuing to decline, Alberta may be able to speed up plans to move into Stage 2 of its relaunch strategy.” A subsequent update on any revisions to the relaunch timeline is…

Daily COVID-19 Update: June 4, 2020

June 4, 2020

Supports for Business Application Process Now Open for Medicine Hat Business Innovation Grant Applications are now open for Phase 1 of the CMH Business Innovation Grant, part of the COVID-19 Assistance package approved by council on May 4, 2020. The Assistance package is intended to support residents and business in coping with and recovering from…

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