COVID-19 :
Entrepreneurs, your SADC is by your side….

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Immediate measures have been taken, both by your SADC and by governments to help small businesses affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

The SADC advisers are there to help you navigate through the various programs in place.

Do you have questions about the support programs available for your business?
Contact our team:
(819) 986-1747
[email protected]

support measures for businesses

Your SADC

(MRC de Papineau, MRC des Collines-de-l’Outaouais, Basse-Lièvre)

Emergency support loan for businesses

“Support” loan of up to $ 25,000 with possibility of a 6-month capital and interest moratorium, repayable over a maximum of 48 months

Contact our advisors:
(819) 986-1747
[email protected]

Flexible loans

Flexible loans up to $ 300,000 tailored to business needs.

Contact our advisors:
(819) 986-1747
[email protected]

Government of Canada

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Taxable benefit of $2,000 a month for up to 4 months to eligible workers who have lost their income due to COVID-19.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit will be accessible online in early April.

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The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

Wage subsidy that covers up to 75 percent of the wages of eligible businesses that experience a drop in gross revenue per eligible period compared to the same month of 2019. This program is designed to help employers those hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic to keep workers.

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Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers

To support businesses that are facing revenue losses and to help prevent lay-offs, the government is proposing to provide eligible small employers a temporary wage subsidy for a period of three months. The subsidy will be equal to 10% of remuneration paid during that period, up to a maximum subsidy of $1,375 per employee and $25,000 per employer. 

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Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP)

The Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP) will allow the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) and Export Development Canada (EDC) to provide more than $65 billion of additional support, largely targeted to small and medium-sized businesses.

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The Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA)

Under CEBA, financial institutions will be able to provide interest-free credit facilities of up to $40,000 to eligible businesses.

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Flexibility for producing income tax returns and payment of balances due

Tax return postponed to May 1, 2020 for certain trusts and to June 1 for individuals.

Payments of tax amounts or installment deferred to August 31, 2020 for businesses and individuals.

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Government of Quebec

Concerted Temporary Action Program for Businesses (CTAPB)

This new emergency funding measure provides ad hoc and exceptional support for businesses affected by the repercussions of COVID-19.

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Emergency support for small and medium-sized businesses

The Emergency support for small and medium-sized businesses aims to support, for a limited period, eligible businesses who are experiencing financial difficulties due to COVID-19 and who need cash under $ 50,000.

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Flexibility for producing income tax returns and payment of balances due

The Concerted Actions Program for maintaining employment (Programme actions concertées pour le maintien en emploi , PACME) aims to provide direct support to businesses experiencing a reduction in their activities, due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This program offers direct financial support to promote training and the implementation of good practices in human resources management, and optimize the functioning of businesses and the labor market.

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The Concerted Actions Program for maintaining employment (PACME)

Partnerships that had to file a Partnership Information Return (form TP-600-V) for 2019 by March 31, 2020, now have until May 1, 2020, to file the return.

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