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Three-Month Rent Deferral Program
The government is encouraging retail and commercial landlords to defer lease payments for the next three months for businesses that were forced to close under the province’s public health order.
Payment Deferrals on Government Loans
The provincial government will defer payments until June 30 for government loans and small business renewal fees.
Small Business Loan Guarantee Program Changes
The province has made changes to the Small Business Loan Guarantee program to include deferrals and enhancements.
Deferral of Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) Premiums
Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) Premiums are being deferred until July 2020. Late fees and interest will not be charged until further notice.
Accelerated Payments for Small Businesses that Do Business with the Province
Small businesses that do business with the province will be paid within five business days of invoicing instead of the standard 30 days.