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The Canada Emergency Business Account provides interest-free loans of up to $60,000 to businesses with 2019 payroll expenses between $20,000 and $1.5 million or non-deferrable expenses between $40,000 and $1.5 million. Find out if you qualify.

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Quiet Highway Blue Tone This Year is Different FBC Member Update

It would be an understatement to say this has been an unusually challenging and difficult year. Those challenges will most likely continue for a while to come. What should you, as a small business owner be doing to weather the storm? Learn what 5 things you should focus on now.

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As we enter week 9 of the COVID-19 crisis, several provinces have taken small steps that mark the beginning of recovery and re-opening the economy. That's a glimpse of good news for the small businesses and agricultural producers that have been hit so devastatingly hard by this outbreak. While a return to normal may be months into the future, businesses and consumers are starting to adapt to a new normal that integrates proper health and safety practices with the realities and practicalities of day to day living.

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The Saskatchewan government announced a financial support plan for employers and employees impacted by COVID-19. Read about the initiatives that may help your employees and your business.

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FBC has reviewed the announcements from the Manitoba government and prepared a brief summary of information that may impact you as a business owner.

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The B.C government introduced a $5-billion aid package to support employees and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about the initiatives that may help your employees and your business.

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The Government of Alberta released a temporary program intended to bridge the gap for Albertans until the Federal Emergency Care Benefit is available in April. UPDATE: This program is now closed.

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The government’s measures for business are clearly still taking shape and more detail is expected in the days to come. Nonetheless, the government has outlined in broad strokes how it intends to approach the task of helping large enterprises as well as SMEs.

We’re reviewed the federal support programs and have provided a summary below.

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The Government of Canada introduced measures to help farm owners and agricultural producers cope during the COVID-19 pandemic including changes to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program, AgriStability and Farm Credit Canada. Find out more.

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The province has announced new programs for business owners experiencing economic hardship because of COVID-19. Read more about the information by province.

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