Government Assistance

Updated November 18, 2020

The Government of Canada has announced a number of economic initiatives to assist Canadians and businesses during this difficult time. For the most up-to-date information, we encourage you to visit

Support For Individuals

  • Employment Insurance Program
  • Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB)
  • Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit 
  • Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit
  • Canada Emergency Response Benefit
  • Mortgage Payment Deferral

For more detailed information, CLICK HERE.

To help you find the support you need, the Government of Canada has created a simple questionnaire.

For Businesses

Avoid Layoffs, Rehiring Employees and Creating New Jobs

  • Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)
  • Extending the Work Sharing Program
  • Creating New Jobs and Opportunities For Youth
  • Extension of Layoff Periods

Financial Support Loans and Access to Credit

  • Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) interest-free loans
  • Loan Guarantee for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
  • Co-Lending Program for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
  • Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF)
  • Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)
  • Mid-Market Financing Program
  • Mid-Market Guarantee and Financing Program
  • Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF)
  • Additional support by sector

For more detailed information and further programs, CLICK HERE.