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Resources for Fishing Enterprises (Captains)

In today’s COVID-19 reality, how much should your fishing enterprise catch—and how much will the market pay?

With market demand down 60 percent, these questions—and others—are weighing on Captains’ minds. Fortunately, there are resources and strategies to help you weather this unprecedented storm.

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COVID-19: Financial Support Overview - updated July 2020

Credit and Loan Programs for those working in the Nova Scotia Fishing Industry.

COVID-19: Financial Support Overview - updated July 2020

Cash flow transparency, when you need it most

Managing the impact of COVID-19 on your business.

Cash flow transparency, when you need it most

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)

An assistance program to cover most employee wage costs, up to 75% of employee payment on $58,700 per employee.

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)

Downloadable Resources

Find more information on how these measures can assist you.

Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA)
Small businesses and not-for-profit organizations can get interest-free loans of up to $40,000, helping them stay afloat while business and income is down.

Rental relief for small businesses: Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA)
Business owners can now receive a series of lease or rent relief options to limit costs while COVID-19 is still affecting business.

Work-Sharing Program
This program can help your business avoid layoffs when business is slowing down due to unpredictable periods, such as the pandemic.

Temporary Wage Subsidy
The program offers savings to business owners by reducing the tax they pay on their employees’ wages.

A complete overview of all recent government benefits and relief for Canadians and businesses.

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