Alberta

‘This year, more than ever, our small businesses also need your support. I encourage all Albertans to support the local businesses in your communities that will continue to play a key role in Alberta’s economy as we recover, and eventually grow.’ — Parliamentary secretary Long

News Release Small Business Week: Parliamentary secretary Long Parliamentary secretary for small business and tourism Martin Long issued the following statement on small business week: “Alberta’s small businesses are the backbone of our economy, employing more than 530,000 Albertans. Small businesses in Alberta also contribute more to our economy than small businesses anywhere else in … Continue reading

Edmonton

Free small business webinar series launches for the fall

Public Service Announcement Free small business webinar series launches for the fall The City of Edmonton continues to support the growth of small business by offering a new series of free online webinars designed to help navigate the City’s regulatory processes and enable a smoother, more streamlined experience.The webinar series is part of a larger Small … Continue reading

Alberta

Relaunch grant to help businesses recover

News Release Relaunch grant to help businesses recover Starting June 29, eligible small- and medium-sized businesses, co-ops and non-profits can apply for funding so they can open their doors and get Albertans back to work. The Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant offers financial assistance to Alberta businesses, cooperatives, and non-profit organizations that faced restrictions … Continue reading

Alberta

Improving access to local food

News Release Improving access to local food Changes to Alberta’s Food Regulation enable Albertans to sell low-risk home-prepared foods from home and at special events, increasing access to locally prepared food. Home-based businesses will not require food-handling permits or be subject to inspections for foods that present a low risk for food-borne illness. Low-risk foods … Continue reading

ottawa

Prime Minister announces partnerships with provinces and territories to deliver the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance for small businesses

News Release Prime Minister announces partnerships with provinces and territories to deliver the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance for small businesses Small businesses across the country are the backbone of our communities, and they are now facing significant challenges. That is why the Government of Canada and provincial and territorial partners are taking strong, immediate, … Continue reading

ottawa

Prime Minister announces new support to protect Canadian jobs

News Release Prime Minister announces new support to protect Canadian jobs The Government of Canada is taking action to help Canadian businesses and organizations keep their doors open, keep their employees on the payroll, and recover quickly when Canada bounces back from this crisis. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced new actions to protect … Continue reading

ottawa

Prime Minister announces additional support for small businesses

News Release Prime Minister announces additional support for small businesses Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and are vital for our families and communities across the country. They are facing economic hardship and uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why the Government of Canada is working around the clock to give these … Continue reading

Alberta

Pandemic supports available for small business

News Release Pandemic supports available for small business Small businesses can seek free advice, coaching and information on COVID-19 resources and supports. Business Link will serve as a one-stop shop to help small businesses learn about and connect to available COVID-19 supports based on their unique business needs. Business Link can provide one-on-one guidance to … Continue reading

ottawa

Prime Minister announces support for small businesses facing impacts of COVID-19

News Release Prime Minister announces support for small businesses facing impacts of COVID-19 The Government of Canada is focused on helping Canadians and businesses through this tough economic time. We will continue to protect the health and safety of Canadians, while supporting families and businesses and keeping our economy strong in the face of uncertainty. … Continue reading