Renters and owners can now apply for rent subsidy
On Monday, the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) portal opened for applications.
Canadian businesses, non-profit organizations or charities that have seen a drop in revenue due to COVID-19 may be eligible for a subsidy to cover part of their commercial rent or property expenses retroactive to September 27, 2020 until June 2021.
This subsidy will provide payments directly to qualifying renters and property owners without requiring the participation of landlords.
Find out more information on:
Who can apply
Periods you can apply for
Expenses you can claim
November 25, 2020
How you can help to freeze the alcohol tax
On Monday, November 30, join in the discussion with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce about our Freeze the Alcohol Tax campaign.
Canadian restaurants, pubs and bars have been devastated by the impacts of COVID-19 with more of these businesses closing their doors permanently every day. The impacts of lockdowns and closures extend far beyond these businesses as Canada’s beverage alcohol industry has seen a collapse in bar and restaurant sales of their products. While restaurants and bars fight for their survival, they must also contend with Canada’s increasing alcohol taxes, which are
November 25, 2020
Facetime with Santa
COVID has certainly presented many changes and challenges this year. . .BUT, Santa could not have survived for over 2000 years without some great support; creativity and flexibility. . . .this year will be different and possibly even better in spite of COVID.
New this year, Santa is exploring several new Covid friendly "visit" options including...
FREE FACETIME CHAT WITH SANTA
Please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
for those who still want a more private and customized visit with Santa, we will be opening our home and property for
November 24, 2020
Meet Larry and Ed from High End Carpenters
Larry Somers and Ed Thompson established High End Carpenters three years ago, and are one of the Chamber’s newest members.
They each had their own companies but decide to join forces in 2017. With more than sixty years of combined experience in the carpentry and construction business, there is nothing that they haven’t seen or done.
(L-R) Ed Thompson & Larry Somers
From a one room project to a complete home re-model, they have the tools, the team and the know-how to get your project done right, and make your dreams a reality.
They are specialists in the restoration
November 17, 2020
Survey on Business Conditions shows a tale of two economies
Canadian Survey on Business Conditions shows a tale of two economies, need for targeted support programs: Canadian Chamber of Commerce
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce Chief Economist and Vice-President of Policy, Dr. Trevin Stratton, issued the following statement in response to the release of data from the Canadian Survey of Business Conditions by Statistics Canada today:
“Today we learned 30% of businesses still operating in October no longer know how they can continue to operate under the existing conditions, and a further 11% indicate they can only operate for 3 more months.
November 13, 2020