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We have received feedback from registrants regarding eligibility for the Ontario Small Business Support Grant.

 

There has been no change to eligibility for the Small Business Support Grant. While some registrants will be eligible to receive the grant, others will not be. Eligibility will depend on the nature of each registrant’s business.

 

Click here for an FAQ with information to help clarify eligibility.

 

Business that are eligible are those that have been ordered to close or have had their ability to operate significantly restricted due to the lockdown measures introduced on December 26. This grant is just one of a number of financial supports that the provincial government has made available to the people of Ontario. We encourage members to visit https://covid-19.ontario.ca/covid-19-help-businesses-ontario and apply for any and all support for which you are eligible.

 

Further supports may be available through the federal government’s

Canada Emergency Business Account

https://ceba-cuec.ca/

Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy

https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/subsidy/emergency-rent-subsidy.html

Regional Relief and Recovery Fund https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/icgc.nsf/eng/h_07682.html

 

The government is considering additional ways to support travel agents and wholesalers as it monitors the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the travel sector.

 

Click here to access COVID-19 business supports

 

Click here to read the Ontario government’s full news release and learn more about the COVID-19 Business Support Grant