We know that our operator and supplier members may be facing challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CFA is acting as a resource centre on all COVID-19 issues, and is circulating information to all ferry operators, regardless of their membership in our association. CFA is acting as a conduit of information from the sector to the federal government.
Questions? Please contact CFA’s CEO Serge Buy (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For the latest update on COVID-19, please see the following links:
Over the last few weeks, the federal government has begun to release its COVID-19 Economic Response Plan that provides support to businesses and Canadians.
Information about these measures are below.
Support for Businesses:
A new Business Credit Availability Program will allow the BDC and EDC to provide $10 billion of additional support targeting small businesses. This support will allow private sector lenders to coordinate on credit solutions for individual businesses.
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This 3-month subsidy is equal to 10% of remuneration paid during that period – to a maximum of $1,375 per employee and $25,000 per employer.
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For tourism operators and small businesses, flexible arrangements may be made with regional development agency (RDA) in your region – support may be available and is assessed on a case-by-case basis. Cliquez ici to find the RDA in your region.
Changes will be made to support exporters deemed to be in the national interest – allowing the government to provide additional support to the companies through loans, guarantee or insurance policies.
Support for Canadians
To support Canadian workers and parents, the government will: