Government of Canada
NEW TOURISM SUPPORTS
In October 2021, the Government of Canada announced new targeted support programs to help businesses that continue to face significant pandemic-related challenges, including the Tourism and Hospitality Recovery Program. It would provide support to hotels, tour operators, travel agencies, and restaurants through the wage and rent subsidy programs, with a subsidy rate of up to 75 per cent.
Read the news release.
HIGHLY AFFECTED SECTORS CREDIT AVAILABILITY PROGRAM (HASCAP)
The Federal Government has announced the launch of the HASCAP, providing financial support up to $1 million to businesses that have been hardest hit by the pandemic, including those in the tourism and hospitality industry and those relying on in-person service.
Applications open until December 31, 2021.
MANAGING YOUR BUSINESS DURING COVID-19
Provides up-to-date information on reopening, financial supports, and additional information for small businesses and self-employed, suppliers, industry and industry international trade. It also links to Canada's Economic Response Plan and the Canada Business App.
See latest updates here.
Government of Alberta
THE STABILIZE PROGRAM
The Government of Alberta has also announced one-time funding to support the live experience sector in Alberta. The Stabilize Program will help rodeos, sports, arts and other venue-based organizations offset financial losses through a one-time grant of up to 25 per cent of eligible expenses based on 2018 and 2019 financials.
Apply for Stabilize Donation Matching by March 4, 2022