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IMPORTANT NOTICE

Attention: Wexford Heights BIA Business MembersIn light of the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic crisis, it was the decision of the Wexford Heights BIA’s Board of Management to cancel this year`s Taste of Lawrence Festival. The event to resume in July 2021.
The health and safety of all concerned is the upmost importance to the Wexford Heights BIA as we all do our best to get through this crisis together.

Saturday, 24 October 2020 09:09

Relief Grant of up to $5,000 from the Canada United Small Business Relief Fund

Please see details below which outlines criteria to apply for relief grant of up to $5,000 from the Canada United Small Business Relief Fund. Grant applications open on October 26th so don’t delay apply online

Canada United Small Business Relief Fund

October 21, 2020

On October 20, 2020 the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, announced an investment of $12 million in the Canada United Small Business Relief Fund.

Canada United is a national fundraising campaign created by the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) in collaboration with private sector partners and provincial and territorial chambers of commerce, including the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC).

What is available?

Small businesses may apply for grants of up to $5,000 to cover the costs of personal protective equipment, make physical modifications to their businesses to meet local health and safety requirements, and enhance their digital or e-commerce capabilities.

How?

Starting on October 26, 2020, small businesses can apply online through the Ontario Chamber of Commerce for the next wave of Canada United Small Business Relief Fund grants.

Applications are open to small businesses across sectors and industries in every part of the country that:

  • have between $150,000 and $3 million in annual sales;
  • have up to 75 employees;
  • are registered in Canada; and
  • would use the grant to cover the costs of personal protective equipment, make physical modifications to their businesses to meet local health and safety requirements, and enhance their digital or e-commerce capabilities.

Thank you

Regards,

Linda Raeside