Changes to the CEBA will allow more Canadian small businesses to access interest-free loans that will help cover operating costs during the pandemic.
The Government of Canada is also expanding eligibility of CEWS to include businesses and workers that were not originally covered by the program.
The new measures will support Canada’s fish harvesters who are economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic but cannot access existing federal measures.
Press Release Healthy and sustainable oceans are of critical importance to Canada and the world. They provide food to billions of people worldwide, and are a growing source of recreation and tourism. They sustain livelihoods and create good jobs and also serve as vital corridors for transportation and trade. Encouraging ocean sustainability is an example of how protecting […]
Press Release Brewing beer is one of Canada’s oldest industries, and its consumption is one of Canada’s well-established traditions. Craft beer has particularly flourished in recent years. A number of Quebec brewers are growing, and the Government of Canada supports local brewers as they expand to meet the growing demand for their products while maintaining and creating jobs. The Honourable Navdeep Bains, minister […]
Press Release Canada’s agri-food industry continues to diversify to meet the changing needs of Canadians and those around the world. Research is essential to the discovery of new and innovative food products and sources that allow Canadian producers and processors to develop and expand into new markets. Today the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, […]
Press Release Canada’s wine sector is growing, with the industry generating revenues of $1.2 billion in 2016 and employing over 5,600 people. Wine makers and grape growers across the country are working hard to ensure their businesses are able to thrive in Canada’s climate, and innovate as the industry grows. Today, Stephen Fuhr, Member of […]
Starting and running a restaurant just became easier for entrepreneurs in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, and the Honourable Sherry Gambin-Walsh, Minister of Service N.L., today announced an innovative service tool, available through BizPaL, that […]
Press release Free online business permit and licence service saves time, cuts red tape and helps entrepreneurs British Columbia’s internationally renowned culinary scene is fuelled by hardworking entrepreneurs. Thanks to a new innovative service feature available through BizPaL, starting a new restaurant will become easier in Victoria, Kelowna, Penticton, Vancouver, the City of North Vancouver, […]