In an effort to ease the financial stress and burden on working parents during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government of Alberta has introduced a new one-time benefit called the Working Parents Benefit.
Everyone and everything has been affected by the new public health restrictions that start on December 13th, and this includes your business. Premier Jason Kenney announced on Tuesday, December 8th that there were changes coming to the Alberta Relaunch Grant. Your company may now be eligible for the new program changes. If you are eligible, the application process will remain open until March 31, 2021.
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Eligible small and medium-sized businesses, co-ops, and non-profits can apply for a one-time payment of $5,000 under the Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant that the provincial government has put forth.
The grant is available to businesses, non-profit organizations, and co-operatives that meet the following criteria: