COVID-19 BUSINESS RESOURCES

JEDI is Here to Help

JEDI remains open for business and we are committed to supporting our regional businesses during these unprecedented times. We endeavor to communicate and engage on an ongoing basis with businesses to help them navigate the challenges they are experiencing.

Below are various lists of business support programs and resources. However, please note that these lists were compiled based on the information available at the time. While we will endeavour to do our best to continue to update this page as new resources or changes to the existing resources are announced, you should always follow the link to the corresponding site to ensure that you have the most up to date information available.

Stay safe and work with your customers, suppliers, community and JEDI, together we will recover stronger than ever.

Connect with Economic Development

Please reach out to us via e-mail or phone if there is any way we can be of service to support your business during these trying times.

Understanding the Implications to Your Business

Help us to understand how your business has been affected by the pandemic and identify if there are any areas that we can be of assistance with.

BUSINESS RESOURCES AVAILABLE

Government of Canada Resources

Resource or Program
SummaryEmployeeBusinessOther
(Landlord, Ratepayer etc.)
Date Updated
Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)The Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB) gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are unable to work because they must care for their child under 12 years old or a family member who needs supervised care. This applies if their school, regular program or facility is closed or unavailable to them due to COVID-19, or because they are sick, self-isolating, or at risk of serious health complications due to COVID-19. The CRCB is administered by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

If you are eligible for the CRCB, your household can receive $500 ($450 after taxes withheld) for each 1-week period.

Each household may apply for up to a total of 44 weeks between September 27, 2020 and May 7, 2022.
xx2021/12/20
Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit (CWLB)The Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit (CWLB) gives temporary income support to employed and self-employed people who cannot work due to a COVID-19 lockdown.

The CWLB is only available when a COVID-19 lockdown order is designated for your region.

If you are eligible for the CWLB, you can receive $300 ($270 after taxes withheld) for each 1-week period. You may apply for any weeks your region is eligible between October 24, 2021 and May 7, 2022.

The CWLB is administered by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
x2021/12/23
The Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) The Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) provided interest-free loans of up to $60,000 to small businesses and not-for-profits, to help cover their operating costs during a period where their revenues have been temporarily reduced.

Program Application and Funding Deadlines Have Now Passed for CEBA Applicants

*NEW January 13, 2022- Program Repayment Deadlines Have Changed:
-The repayment deadline for CEBA loans to qualify for partial loan forgiveness is being extended to December 31, 2023, for all eligible borrowers in good standing.
xx2022/01/13
Canada Recovery Hiring Program (CRHP)As an employer in Canada who continues to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible to apply for a subsidy to cover part of your wages as you hire new employees and increase existing employees' wages or hours.

Each claim period, eligible employers can claim either the higher of the CRHP, or the wage portion of:

the Tourism and Hospitality Recovery Program (THRP), or
the Hardest-Hit Business Recovery Program (HHBRP)
Before October 24, 2021, eligible employers could claim either the CRHP or the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS).
x2021/12/21
Work-Sharing ProgramA Work-Sharing agreement helps employers and employees avoid layoffs when:

- there is a temporary decrease in the normal level of business activity, and
- the decrease is beyond the control of the employer

The agreement provides income support to employees eligible for Employment Insurance benefits who work a temporarily reduced work week while their employer recovers.

A Work-Sharing agreement is a 3-party agreement involving employers, employees and Service Canada.

Employees on a Work-Sharing agreement must agree to:

- a reduced schedule of work, and
- share the available work over a specified period of time

The employer and the employees (and the union, if applicable) must agree to participate in a Work-Sharing agreement. Then the employer applies for the agreement.
x2021/10/19
Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan)Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan) is the department that diversifies the economy across the Canadian Prairies. PrairiesCan leads in building a strong, competitive Canadian economy by supporting business, innovation and community economic development unique to Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

PrairiesCan is taking action to support tourism and other businesses and workers. Find out how here.
xx2021/08/26
Canada Summer Jobs ProgramThe Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) is a program under the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which aims to provide flexible and holistic services to help all young Canadians develop the skills and gain paid work experience to successfully transition into the labour market.

The CSJ program objectives align with the redesigned Youth Employment and Skills Strategy and are as follows:

-provide quality work experiences for youth
-respond to national and local priorities to improve access to the labour market for youth who face unique barriers
-provide opportunities for youth to develop and improve their skills

The program provides wage subsidies to employers from not-for-profit organizations, the public sector, and private sector organizations with 50 or fewer full-time employees, to create quality summer work experiences for young people aged 15 to 30 years.
x2021/12/15
Futurpreneur Canada $20.1 million in support for Futurpreneur Canada to continue supporting young entrepreneurs across Canada who are facing challenges due to COVID-19.
The loan offering has been increased to $60,000. Find out more here.
x2020/10/06
Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program (HASCAP)Through HASCAP, the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) will work with participating Canadian financial institutions to offer government-guaranteed, low-interest loans of up to $1 million.

HASCAP is available to businesses across the country, in all sectors, that have been hit hard by the pandemic. This includes restaurants, businesses in the tourism and hospitality sectors, and those that rely on in-person service.

The HASCAP Guarantee is available until March 31, 2022 (extended).
x2022/01/10
Support for Industries- Agriculture & Agri-foodResponse plan to protect workers and the food supply, by providing $1,500 for each temporary foreign worker, to employers or those working with them to ensure requirements are fully met. x2020/10/06
Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Agriculture & Agri-food- Increased Credit AvailabilityFCC payment deferrals, credit line program and term loans. x2020/10/06
Support for Industry- Energy Sector- Cleaning up of Orphan & Inactive Gas WellsFederal funding to the Alberta Orphan Well Association, to clean up orphan & inactive oil & gas wells. x2020/10/06
Support for Industry- Energy Sector- Launching the emissions reduction fundFederal funding of up to $750 million to create a new Emissions Reduction Fund to support workers and reduce emissions in Canada's oil and gas sector, with a focus on methane.

x2020/10/06
Calling all Suppliers- Help Canada Combat Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) In support of the Government of Canada’s whole-of-government response to Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Government of Canada is asking suppliers about their ability to provide products and services. x2020/10/06
Hardest-Hit Business Recovery ProgramHard-hit organizations that do not qualify for the Tourism and Hospitality Recovery Program and that have been deeply affected since the outset of the pandemic would qualify for rent and wage support under the Hardest-Hit Business Recovery Program, provided they meet the following two eligibility requirements:

1. An average monthly revenue reduction of at least 50 percent over the first 13 qualifying periods for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (12-month revenue decline); and
2. A current-month revenue loss of at least 50 percent.
x2021/10/23
Jobs and Growth Fund in Western CanadaThe Jobs and Growth Fund provides funding to businesses and organizations to help create jobs and position local economies for long-term growth. The Fund, delivered by Canada’s regional development agencies (RDAs), provides $700 million nationally over 3 years, which includes up to $70 million dedicated to businesses created after January 2020 that meet eligibility criteria.

In the West, Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) is investing $217 million to help job creators and the organizations that support them to future-proof their businesses, build resiliency and prepare for growth by transitioning to a green economy, fostering an inclusive recovery, enhancing competitiveness and creating jobs in every corner of the country.

Eligible applicants include:
- businesses, including co-operatives
- not-for-profit organizations and community economic development partners

Indigenous applicants
- Indigenous-led organizations and/or businesses are strongly encouraged to apply. Under the initiative, RDAs may contribute up to 100% of eligible project costs for projects with Indigenous clients.
xx2022/01/10
Closed/Inactive Programs
Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy As a Canadian employer who has seen a drop in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for a subsidy to cover part of your employee wages, retroactive to March 15. This subsidy will enable you to re-hire workers, help prevent further job losses, and ease you back into normal operations.

UPDATE: The government is proposing to continue COVID-19 business support programs until May 2022 for organizations hit hardest since the start of the pandemic or most affected by public health restrictions.
x2021/10/23
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, starting on September 27, 2020, until October 23, 2021.

This subsidy will provide payments directly to qualifying renters and property owners, without requiring the participation of landlords.

UPDATE: The government is proposing to continue COVID-19 business support programs until May 2022 for organizations hit hardest since the start of the pandemic or most affected by public health restrictions.
x2021/10/23
10% Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers A three-month measure that allows eligible employers to reduce the amount of payroll deductions required to be remitted to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) by 10%.

The subsidy is equal to 10% of the remuneration you pay from March 18 to June 19, 2020, up to $1,375 for each eligible employee. The maximum total is $25,000 for each eligible employer.

The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) is a separate program that provides a 75% wage subsidy to eligible employers. If eligible, you may be able to take advantage of both the TWS and the CEWS. Find out how the TWS & CEWS work together.
x2021/08/26
Relief measures for Indigenous businessesThe Government announced up to $306.8 million in funding to help small and medium-sized Indigenous businesses, and to support Aboriginal Financial Institutions that offer financing to these businesses.

The deadline to apply for the expanded support is June 30, 2021.
x2020/06/30
Income tax filing and payment dates: CRA and COVID-19 CRA income tax filing & payment deadlines have been extended. xxx2020/10/06
The Industrial Research Assistance Program-Innovative Solutions Canada COVID-19 Challenge ProgramThe Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP)-Innovative Solutions Canada (ISC) COVID‑19 Challenge Program leverages existing government programs and activities to meet COVID‑19-related needs.xx2020/10/06
Community Futures Network of Canada (Alberta)The Canadian Government is providing $287 million to support rural businesses and communities by providing them with much-needed access to capital through the Community Futures Network.

Small business owners impacted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for loans up to $60,000 through the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF)

*UPDATE*- the funding for this program is currently oversubscribed. If you choose to make an application they will keep it active an notify you if more funding becomes available.
x2021/04/14
Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Closed in September of 2020.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) provided temporary income support for those that stopped working due to COVID-19.

Learn more about Transitioning from CERB to Employment Insurance (EI)
xx2020/10/06
Canada United Small Business Relief Fund (CUSBRF)Created by RBC, Canada United is a movement to support local businesses in communities across the country. The Canada United Small Business Relief Fund (CUSBRF) was established to help small businesses offset the cost of expenses to reopen safely or adopt digital technologies to move more of their business online.

Over $14 Million has been contributed by the Federal Government, RBC, and Canada United partners to support recovery efforts due to COVID-19.

The Canada United Program is currently closed across Canada.
x2021/03/17
Changes to the Canada Summer Jobs Program Changes to the Canada Summer Jobs program for employers to receive increased wage subsidy, extended date for employment & ability to adapt their projects and job activities & hire staff on a part time basis.

NOTE: The call for applications for the 2020 season is now closed.
x2020/06/30
Deferral of GST/HST Tax Remittances The Government allowed businesses, including self-employed individuals, to defer until June 30, 2020 payments of the GST/HST, as well as customs duty owing on their imports.

There will not be an extension of the relief that was announced by the CRA on March 27, 2020 which allowed all businesses to defer, until June 30, 2020, any GST/HST payments or remittances that became owing on or after March 27, 2020, and before July 2020.

Businesses must therefore make these payments and remittances and file these returns by June 30, 2020. Interest will begin to apply to outstanding remittances and payments, and penalties will begin to apply to outstanding returns, effective July 1, 2020.
x2020/07/01
Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA)Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) for small businesses provides relief for small businesses experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19. It offers unsecured, forgivable loans to eligible commercial property owners to:

- reduce the rent owed by their impacted small business tenants
- meet operating expenses on commercial properties

The application process and extension request is closed and the program has ended.
x2020/10/31

Province of Alberta Resources

Resource or Program
SummaryEmployeeBusinessOther
(Landlord, Ratepayer etc.)
Date Updated
Restrictions Exemption Program Implementation GrantThe Restrictions Exemption Program Implementation Grant provides a one-time payment to eligible businesses, cooperatives and non-profit organizations that choose to implement the Restrictions Exemption Program.

Organizations may use the funds as they see fit to help offset the costs of implementing the Restrictions Exemption Program.
x2021/11/17
Alberta Jobs Now ProgramThe program will provide up to $370 million to help private and non-profit businesses with job supports to get thousands of Albertans back to work.

Employers can apply for funding to offset the cost of hiring and training unemployed or underemployed Albertans in new or vacant positions.

This federal-provincial investment is the largest job training program in Alberta’s history. It will support our province’s recovery, help businesses re-open or grow their workforce, and give Albertans an opportunity to gain the skills they need in today’s job market.

Application status:
First intake closed on July 23, 2021
Second intake: November 10, 2021, until funding is allocated
Third intake: to be announced at a later date
x2021/11/17
Paid Leave for COVID-19 VaccinationsPaid, job-protected leave means Albertans will not have to choose between their health and their job if they want the COVID-19 vaccine.xxx2020/04/21
Driving Back To Work Grant ProgramUnemployed Albertans have an opportunity to start careers as commercial truck drivers through the extension of the Driving Back to Work Grant Program (DBTW).

Unemployed Albertans can access funding to take the Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) program to earn a Class 1 driver’s license.

This grant will help to fill an expected shortage of commercial drivers, forecast to be more than 12% by 2023, putting the province’s supply chain at risk. This grant supports Alberta’s Recovery Plan.

The objective of the program is to help more Albertans become Class 1 drivers. This will help support the economy by keeping the province’s supply chain open by ensuring an adequate number of Class 1 drivers are available.

The DBTW is administered by third party contractors, driver training schools and is financially supported by the Canadian Government and Government of Alberta.
xx2021/10/01
Alberta's Recovery PlanAlberta is facing an unprecedented economic crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic, global recession and world oil price collapse.

Alberta's Recovery Plan takes bold action to create jobs that get people back to work, build infrastructure and diversify our economy. We are building on our economic strengths to attract investment and position our province for prosperity. It's a plan for today that provides hope for the future.
xxx2020/10/06
Alberta Biz ConnectWorkplace guidance and supports to help businesses and non-profits affected by COVID-19 begin to reopen and resume operations safely.xx2020/10/06
Printable Signage & Posters for BusinessesAlberta Health Services posters regarding COVID-19x2020/10/06
Rapid Response PlatformDoes your company require PPE to return to work? Or does your company have PPE to offer?

As Canada's industries return to work, there is an increased demand for PPE. The Rapid Response Platform automatically matches supply with demand, simplifying supplier discovery during the procurement process.
x2020/10/06
Corporate Income Tax ChangesAs part of Alberta’s Recovery Plan, government is accelerating the Job Creation Tax Cut, reducing the general corporate income tax rate to 8% on July 1, 2020, a year and a half sooner than originally planned. x2020/10/06
Innovation Employment GrantThe Innovation Employment Grant encourages economic growth by supporting small and medium-sized businesses that invest in research and development (R&D) with a grant worth up to 20% of qualifying expenditures.

The program promotes investment and diversification by rewarding all R&D spending in Alberta, regardless of the industry, and complementing the Job Creation Tax Cut by focusing on small and medium-sized firms in the earlier stages of operation, when they might not yet be profitable.

Together, the Innovation Employment Grant and the Job Creation Tax Cut support companies of all sizes and at all stages of their business cycles.
x2021/01/01
Alberta Bits & Pieces ProgramIf you, your company, or your organization has a product or service to offer to support the COVID-19 pandemic you can visit the Alberta Bits and Pieces online portal as well as Alberta Purchasing Connection. x2020/10/06
Closed/Inactive Programs
Education Property Tax Deferral Education property tax rates were frozen at last year’s level – reversing the 3.4% population and inflation increase added in Budget 2020.

Collection of non-residential education property tax for businesses was deferred for 6 months to September 30, 2020 or a deferral of both municipal and education property tax for a shorter time that is of equivalent benefit.
xx2020/10/06
Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch GrantThe Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant offers financial assistance to Alberta organizations (businesses, cooperatives and non-profits) that were ordered to close or curtail operations, and that experienced a revenue reduction of at least 30%, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Businesses, cooperatives and non-profits can use these funds as they see fit to help offset a portion of the impact of new public health measures or their relaunch costs, such as implementing measures to minimize the risk of virus transmission, which could include:

physical barriers
purchasing personal protective equipment and disinfecting supplies
paying rent and employee wages
replacing inventory and more

Applications closed on June 30, 2021

If an application was submitted on or before June 30, it will remain under consideration until a decision on eligibility has been reached.
x2021/06/30
WCB Premium Payment Deferral WCB premium relief measures for employers.

Private sector employers: Please note that your 2020 premiums deferred due to the COVID-19 outbreak are payable beginning Jan. 1, 2021. Employers will have until March 1, 2021 (60 days) to pay and can do so online.

Public sector employers: While private sector employers had their 2020 premiums deferred, public sector employers are required to pay their 2020 premiums by the end of this year, Dec 31, 2020. Payments can be made online.
x2020/12/01
Utility Payment DeferralEligible individuals and businesses could defer their electricity & natural gas bills until June 19, 2020 without any penalty.

This program concluded June 18, 2020.
xx2020/06/18
AgriStability 2020 enrollment deadline extended The AgriStability enrolment deadline was extended to July 3, 2020 to allow more producers to benefit from the program. x2020/07/03

County of Wetaskiwin Resources

Resource or Program
SummaryEmployeeBusinessOther
(Landlord, Ratepayer etc.)
Date Updated
Closed/Inactive Programs
Vaccine Record Printing ServiceThe County's FCSS is offering the service of printing Alberta Health Vaccine Records for residents of the County of Wetaskiwin. It's recognized that not everyone is tech savvy or has access to a printer, and we are willing to help. Call Erin at 780-352-3321 for further information. x2021/09/28
COVID Business Recovery GrantIn these unprecedented times, JEDI, County of Wetaskiwin and Town of Millet, and the Pigeon Lake Regional Chamber in partnership with the Leduc, Nisku & Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber of Commerce, have launched a COVID Recovery Grant Program to provide additional assistance to local businesses.

The Chamber of Commerce will administer this program on behalf of JEDI. To take part in this program the small business recipient must be located within the County of Wetaskiwin or the Town of Millet and be required to submit an application. This Grant will provide funding for hours of accounting or bookkeeping services to a maximum of $600. Payment will be made directly to the third-party agency upon the Chamber’s receipt of invoice. NOTES: This grant does not relieve any invoices for previous services rendered and this new grant program is open to ALL businesses, not just Chamber members and is first come, first served - up to 40 businesses.

This Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI) Grant, for the member municipalities of the County of Wetaskiwin and Town of Millet, closed April 30, 2021.
x2021/04/30
Non-residential Tax Exemption Tax relief for the County’s business sector in the form of a 5% residential tax exemption on the first $500,000 of non-residential assessment for all non-residential properties, excluding linear property and designated Industrial Property. x2020/09/15
Accounts receivable and utilities penalty forgiveness Penalty forgiveness on County utility accounts and accounts receivable for the period of March 1st to September 1st, 2020.

This means that, during this time, interest will not accrue on any outstanding balances in these accounts.
xx2020/09/15
Cancellation of Tax Penalty Cancellation of the 6% penalty on unpaid taxes as of September 1, 2020. The 7% penalty will still be applied on any unpaid taxes after January 1, 2021.xx2020/09/15
Assistance with groceries and other necessitiesThe County of Wetaskiwin is working with Wetaskiwin’s “Jordan’s No Frills” and local community groups to help individuals, seniors, families and other vulnerable County residents who are isolated or impacted by measures to contain COVID-19.

Call the County's FCSS department for more information 780-352-3321.
x2020/09/15

Town of Millet Resources

Resource or Program
SummaryEmployeeBusinessOther
(Landlord, Ratepayer etc.)
Date Updated
Closed/Inactive Programs
COVID Business Recovery GrantIn these unprecedented times, JEDI, County of Wetaskiwin and Town of Millet, and the Pigeon Lake Regional Chamber in partnership with the Leduc, Nisku & Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber of Commerce, have launched a COVID Recovery Grant Program to provide additional assistance to local businesses.

The Chamber of Commerce will administer this program on behalf of JEDI. To take part in this program the small business recipient must be located within the County of Wetaskiwin or the Town of Millet and be required to submit an application. This Grant will provide funding for hours of accounting or bookkeeping services to a maximum of $600. Payment will be made directly to the third-party agency upon the Chamber’s receipt of invoice. NOTES: This grant does not relieve any invoices for previous services rendered and this new grant program is open to ALL businesses, not just Chamber members and is first come, first served - up to 40 businesses.

This Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI) Grant, for the member municipalities of the County of Wetaskiwin and Town of Millet, closed April 30, 2021.
x2021/04/30
Waived Utility Bill Penalties The Town of Millet deferred late charges on utility bills for 2 cycles.xx2020/10/06
Postponement of Tax Penalties The 18% tax penalty was postponed until September 30, 2020.

Taxes were due June 30th but no penalty was applied until October 1st.
xx2020/10/06

Business & Banking Resources From Other Sources

Resource or Program
SummaryEmployeeBusinessOther
(Landlord, Ratepayer etc.)
Date Updated
The Chamber Leduc & Wetaskiwin RegionsThe Chamber is focused on continuing to build the resiliency of their business community through the challenges posed by COVID-19.

For a list of local PPE Suppliers visit their web site!
x2020/12/01
Edmonton Chamber of CommerceEdmonton Chamber of Commerce Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) provides small to medium-sized enterprises access to a number of industry experts who help you to develop and execute a personalized market-entry export plan. Program is open to businesses in central-northern Alberta. Your business does not need to be located in the City of Edmonton to participate.

x2021/08/25
Central Alberta Access Prosperity Central Alberta: Access Prosperity is a not-for-profit economic development organization focused on promoting economic growth in the Central Alberta region. x2020/10/06
Central Alberta Regional Innovation Network (CARIN) CARIN is a regional collaboration that can help with Business Advice, Advocacy, Access to Foreign Markets, Financing, Grants, Technological Expertise, Innovation, Idea Testing

CARIN has launched a new cohort-based startup incubator for more information visit their page.

x2020/12/01
Community Futures Central Alberta Funded in Western Canada by Western Economic Diversification Canada, Community Futures has been supporting small business and rural economic diversification since 1986. There are 27 Community Futures offices in rural communities throughout Alberta, and a total of 269 across the country.

Business owners impacted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for loans up to $60,000 through the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF). Eligible small and medium-sized businesses and non-profits can use the RRRF to cover non-deferrable operating expenses like payroll, rent, utilities, insurance, and property tax. Applications were accepted until June 30, 2021.

RRRF provides funding to support businesses that have not been approved for supports through the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) or the Emergency Loan Program delivered through Aboriginal Financial Institutions.
x2021/06/30
Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)- COVID-19 Small Business Help Centre Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has created a COVID-19 Small Business Help Centre. x2020/10/06
Business Link Business Link is a one-stop shop to help small businesses learn about and connect to available COVID-19 supports, including free advice and coaching x2020/10/06
Business Development Canada (BDC) BDC stands ready to support entrepreneurs during COVID-19. Through various funding programs including, HASCAP, CEBA, Co-lending, BCAP, Mid-Market Financing & Oil & Gas Sector financing. x2020/10/06
ATB FinancialDeferral on payment of loans, lines of credit & mortgages as well as access to working capital for small businesses. xx2020/10/06
Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Agriculture & Agri-food- Increased Credit AvailabilityFCC payment deferrals, credit line program and term loans.x2020/10/06
Business Works Central AlbertaBusiness Works Central Alberta is funded by the Alberta Government and free to any Albertan who meets the eligibility requirements.
They offer one-on-one coaching and real business training.
x2020/10/04
Closed/Inactive Programs
Canadian Business Resilience Network The federal government and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce has established the Canadian Business Resilience Network to help Canadian businesses navigate the COVID-19 reality and prepare for recovery.

The CBRN Small Business Relief Fund provided 62 small Canadian businesses from coast to coast to coast with $10,000 grants to help their recovery efforts during these unprecedented times. The application deadline was June 12, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. ET.
x2020/06/12
The Canada Life Business BoostCanada Life has created Business Boost – to provide small businesses with financial support.

They will provide 12 small businesses across the country with a one-time grant of $10,000. The Deadline to apply was 11:59pm CT on Nov. 12, 2020.
xx2020/11/12