Funding for small businesses

Funding for small businesses

Funding during the COVID-19 pandemic: 

In an effort to support small businesses through these unprecedented times, the governement of Canada recently released the Emergency Wage Subsidy Program. This program offers up to 75% wage coverage for up to 12 weeks.

Please note: some exceptions may apply if you will be engaging a student as an independent contractor.
Did you know? 97.9% of Canadian businesses have between 1-99 employees according to the latest 2019 report released by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.

Take a look at the various incentives, grants and subsidies that you can access so you can hire talent for your team.

Funding small businesses in Central Canada Funding small businesses in Western CanadaFunding small businesses in Atlantic Canada Funding small businesses in Northern Canada

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