Alberta Relaunch Grant

The AB SME Grant has been updated for companies that have incorporated after March 2020, effective Feb 4, 2021. The requirements for the revenue test is March 2020 to October 2020 (pick any of these months as your comparative month) and it will be compared against the November 2020 or December 2020 month. There must…

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Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) Update

The federal government recently introduced more information on the new Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS).    Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)  The CERS will be available retroactive to September 27, 2020, and runs until June 2021. The government has released details for the first 12 weeks of the program, until December 19, 2020.   HGA will update you…

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New business supports announced

The federal government recently new and expanded COVID-19 government aid measures that will assist small businesses: 1) Canada Emergency Rent Support (CERS)  The CERS replaces the previous rent subsidy program (CECRA) and will run until June 2021. In a major improvement from CECRA, CERS will provide rent relief directly to tenants. We are still waiting…

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