COVID-19 Government Programs

The Manitoba Economic Support Centre has been set up by the province to help businesses navigate provincial and federal support programs at 1-888-805-7554. Our EDW teams are also here to help. We have provided some background for each program. If you have other questions, you can reach out to us on the webform at the bottom of the page.

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Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF)

Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF)

Businesses in Western Canada, including in the tourism sector, that are unable to access other existing measures can now apply for RRRF support through WD.

EDW Contact: Kyla Wills

Program Availability: Active

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Canadian Emergency Response Benefit

Canadian Emergency Response Benefit

A taxable benefit of $2000/ month for up to 4 months. Available to those who are sick, or taking care of the sick, working parents minding children without pay, employed workers who are not being paid due to insufficient work, and self employed, contract, part-time, and seasonal workers who are not eligible for EI. Rules now allow individuals to earn up to $1000 a month and still be eligible.

EDW Contact: Kyla Wills

Program Availability: Active

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Defer Tax Payments

Defer Tax Payments

CRA to defer the payment of income taxes for businesses until August 31, 2020 (for amounts owing on or after March 18 and before Sept 2020).

EDW Contact: Kyla Wills

Program Availability: In effect until August 31, 2020

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Defer Tax Payments

Defer Tax Payments

Businesses (including self employed individuals) to defer GST/HST payments until June, as well as customs duties owed on imports.

EDW Contact: Kyla Wills

Program Availability: Active

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International Business

International Business

Contact the Trade Commissioners Service for help with market insights and COVID-19.

EDW Contact: Kyla Wills

Program Availability: Active

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Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF)

Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF)

A multimillion-dollar loan program aimed at providing financing access to large employers impacted by COVID-19.

EDW Contact: Kyla Wills

Program Availability: TBD

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Economic Development Winnipeg wants to help companies put themselves in the best possible position to get through this unprecedented situation and help them recover and grow.

Reach out to us through this form.

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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