Alberta

Applications open for new business relief

News Release Applications open for new business relief New businesses and unregistered sole proprietors can now apply for Alberta’s small business relaunch grant Expansions to the Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant program announced in January are now included on the Government of Alberta’s application portal. New businesses that began operating between March and October … Continue reading

Paglulunsad ulit ng Gawad sa Maliit at Katamtamang laki na Negosyo
Alberta

Paglulunsad ulit ng Gawad sa Maliit at Katamtamang laki na Negosyo

News Release Paglulunsad ulit ng Gawad sa Maliit at Katamtamang laki na Negosyo Pangkalahatang-ideya Ang Paglulunsad ulit ng Gawad sa maliit at katamtamang laki na Negosyo ay nag-aalok ng tulong pinansyal sa mga negosyo ng Alberta, kooperatiba, at mga non-profit na organisasyon na iniutos na isara o bawasan ang mga operasyon at nakaranas ng pagbawas ng … Continue reading

Ontario News

Small Businesses Apply for Ontario’s Small Business Support Grant in Growing Numbers

News Release Small Businesses Apply for Ontario’s Small Business Support Grant in Growing Numbers All eligible businesses encouraged to apply for relief during the provincial shutdown TORONTO — The Ontario government has received more than 42,000 applications for the Ontario Small Business Support Grant. Businesses that have been approved can expect to receive payment within … Continue reading

Edmonton

Edmonton businesses closed due to COVID-19 may be eligible for BIA fee rebate

Public Service Announcement Edmonton businesses closed due to COVID-19 may be eligible for BIA fee rebate  Businesses within Edmonton’s Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) may be eligible for a rebate of up to three months of their 2020 BIA tax if they were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The rebate is part of the Edmonton … Continue reading

Applications Now Open for Ontario’s Small Business Support Grant
Ontario News

Applications Now Open for Ontario’s Small Business Support Grant

News Release Applications Now Open for Ontario’s Small Business Support Grant Province Providing up to $20,000 for Eligible Businesses Impacted by Provincewide Shutdown TORONTO — The Ontario government has opened  applications for the new Ontario Small Business Support Grant. The grant, first announced in December, provides a minimum of $10,000 to a maximum of $20,000 to … Continue reading

Alberta

Expanding funding to support new businesses

News Release Expanding funding to support new businesses Alberta’s government is expanding its relaunch grant to ensure new businesses have access to the supports they need. To better support Alberta’s small business community through the ongoing public health crisis, the Alberta government is expanding the Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant to allow new businesses … Continue reading

covid 19 / Ontario News

Ontario Launches New “Support Local” Marketing Campaign

News Release Ontario Launches New “Support Local” Marketing Campaign Initiative designed to help businesses impacted by COVID-19 TORONTO ― The Ontario government is encouraging people to “show your love for local” by exploring new and creative ways to reconnect with the unique small businesses and places that make the province’s communities special. To promote this … Continue reading

Alberta

November Labour Force Survey: Minister Schweitzer

News Release November Labour Force Survey: Minister Schweitzer Minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation Doug Schweitzer issued the following statement on the November Labour Force Survey, released Dec. 4: “With the hope of several COVID-19 vaccines on the horizon, our focus remains on protecting both the lives and livelihoods of Albertans. Economic recovery from this … Continue reading

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