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COVID-19 Tools & Resources

This page is intended to provide information and links for individuals and employees.

Code Red Guidelines & List of Essential Businesses (November 20, 2020) 

AVAILABLE FUNDING:

Innovation Canada

Innovation Canada provides an easy-to-navigate and fully customizable directory which businesses can search through to find all the grants and supports in place for their business. This is a great and easy-to-use resource for all businesses!

Canada Life Business Boost

The Canada Life Business Boost program supports small businesses across Canada with 12 one-time grants of $10,000. The program is designed to help small businesses keep your workforce employed and strong, help cover operational costs and connect you with more customers and opportunities.

Canada Emergency Business Account

The CEBA provides interest-free loans up to $60,000 to small businesses and not-for-profits. CEBA is intended to support businesses by providing financing for their expenses that cannot be avoided or deferred as they take steps to safely close their doors during the shutdown period.

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy is available for employers who have seen a drop in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a business owner you may be eligible for a subsidy to cover 75% of your employee wages, retroactive to March 15. This program allows you to re-hire your workers, help prevent future layoffs and ease you back into your operations.

Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy

The new Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy will provide direct relief to businesses, non-profits, and charities that continue to be economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The new rent subsidy would be available retroactive to September 27, 2020, until June 2021.

ICTC’s WIL Digital Subsidy

ICTC’s WIL Digital is an innovative Work Integrated Learning program that helps employers grow their businesses by providing financial assistance for hiring post-secondary students. WIL Digital is funded by the Government of Canada’s Student Work Placement Program (SWPP). Subsidies of 75% of wages paid to a maximum of $7500 to provide students with meaningful WIL opportunities that develop foundational and entrepreneurship/business skills.

Back to Business – Access to PPEs:

The province had officially launched their new app/website to connect businesses to suppliers of PPE & other COVID related supplies.

Canada United Small Business Relief Fund (CLOSED)


Back to Business – Printouts for your Business


How your business can help combat COVID-19

Is your business able to supply products and services in support of Manitoba’s response to Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)?

Click here to complete a submission form

 

 

 

 


Resources, Tools & Information

The Brandon Chamber of Commerce is closely monitoring the COVID-19 escalation. In partnership with the Chamber network, we have collected and are sharing information from only credible and reliable sources such as World Health Organization, Manitoba Health, Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Manitoba Chambers of Commerce.

We understand how difficult it is right now for businesses and their employees during this time. Our goal and hope is to support you through this difficult time and connect you with valuable tools and resources to help you make decisions for your business based on accurate information and expert recommendations.

COVID-19 Tools & Resources