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I understand how much Scarborough-Agincourt businesses have struggled and sacrificed throughout the pandemic. This website will help you easily access all the financial support available. My office is here to help.

Aris Babikian, MPP for Scarborough-Agincourt

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ONTARIO SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT GRANT

Applications to open January 2021

Eligibility: To receive the grant you must:

  • Be required to close or restrict services subject to the new Province wide Shutdown
  • Have fewer than 100 employees at an enterprise level
  • Have experienced a minimum of 20% revenue decline comparing April 2020 to April 2019 revenues
  • New businesses established since April 2020 are also eligible.

PROPERTY TAX & ENERGY BILL REBATES

ELIGIBILITY

To receive the grant, a small business must:

  • Businesses that are, or were, required to close or significantly restrict services as a result of being under control or lockdown restrictions in the COVID-19 response framework.
  • Were required to close or significantly restrict services as a result of being under “modified Stage 2” restrictions in the previous framework
  • Businesses will not be eligible if they are:
    within the areas subject to public health restrictions, but were not required to close or significantly restrict services or if they are owned by the federal, provincial, or a municipal government, or by a person holding federal or provincial office.

FUNDING FOR PPE COSTS REBATES

Helping small businesses with unexpected costs of PPE

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible, your business must have 2-9 employees and be in one of the following sectors:
  • Retail
  • Accommodation and food services
  • Repair and maintenance
  • Personal and laundry services
  • Gyms and yoga studios
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CANADA EMERGENCY BUSINESS ACCOUNT

CEBA

ELIGIBILITY

To receive the grant, a small business must:
  • Business is registered with the CRA with an effective date of registration on or prior to March 1, 2020.
  • Has an active business chequing/operating account.
  • If borrower currently does not have a business chequing/operating account, they must create one at their primary financial institution before applying for CEBA.
  • Intends to continue to operate its business or to resume operations.
  • To apply for CEBA, businesses should contact their financial institution.

CANADA EMERGENCY RENT SUBSIDY

CERS

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible to receive the rent subsidy, you must meet all four of the following criteria:
  • You had a CRA business number on September 27, 2020 OR;
  • You purchased the business assets of another person or partnership who meets condition b above, and have made an election under the special asset acquisition rules OR;
  • You meet other prescribed conditions that might be introduced
  • Are an eligible business, charity, or non-profit (eligible entity)
  • Experienced a drop in revenue
  • Have eligible expense

MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS SUPPORT

Mental health, wellness and addictions support is available

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Scarborough, ON M1S 1S6
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