Business Programming | Stony Plain Economic Development

Business Programming

With the spread of COVID-19, we understand the increasing personal and professional stress that you are under.  With this in mind, we have put together a list of resources to help our business community.

This page will be updated as new resources become available.  Applications for programs discussed below are the be available starting in April.

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan *NEW*

Business Community Surveys 

General Health & Safety Updates:

Financial Support:

Information for Employers & Employees:

Business Continuity:

Outside of these programs, we will see Canada Emergency Response Benefits, 75% Temporary Wage Subsidies backdated to March 15 *NEW*, and extended income tax filing become available to Canadians.  Canada Emergency Business Accounts will be launched, providing small-and-medium sized businesses with up to $40,000 in loans which will be interest free for 1 year, and up to $10,000 can be forgiven *NEW*.  GST and HST payments will also be pushed until June, while import taxes will be suspended, working out to roughly 30 billion dollars in support of businesses *NEW*.  Further, Farm Credit Canada has unlocked additional funding and flexibility to help agricultural and food producers.

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