COVID-19 Resources for Business

Hospitality Saskatchewan is responding to COVID-19 challenges faced by business. We know that finding resources can be challenging. Here is a link to a list of federal government resources that the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce has compiled that we hope will be helpful.

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Details announced for Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program

The Government of Canada announced the launch of the Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program (HASCAP), which provides financial support to businesses that have been hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Through HASCAP, the Business Development Bank of Canada will work with participating financial institutions to offer government-guaranteed, low-interest loans of up to $1 million. Businesses with multiple locations, such as hotels or restaurants, could be eligible for up to $6.25 million.

Eligible businesses can being applying to principal financial institutions on February 1. The HASCAP Guarantee is available until June 30, 2021.

Review details to determine if this financing is a fit for your business.

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COVID-19 Small Business Help Centre

Hospitality Saskatchewan enjoys an excellent affiliation with CFIB and acknowledges the work they do on our members behalf!

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is dedicated to supporting you and your busines throughout the COVID-19 crisis. Here, you will find support for your business and learn how we are pushing government for better relief measures on your behalf.

Call CFIB's Business Help Line  -  Your one stop shop on questions about HR, Business Support or Compliance.

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SaskPower has partnered with Natural Resources Canada to help Saskatchewan businesses become more energy efficient! 

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COVID-19 information for the tourism sector available on Industry.TourismSaskatchewan.com

Hospitality Saskatchewan reminds industry operators and businesses that COVID-19 news and resources are available on Tourism Saskatchewan’s website Industry.TourismSaskatchewan.com. A special section of the website features relevant links, announcements, and resources to assist industry during this unprecedented and challenging time.

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Tourism Saskatchewan launches Clean It Right training for tourism, hospitality, and retail businesses

Clean it Right is a convenient online training tool to help businesses reduce the spread of COVID-19 and regain consumer confidence. The training enhances existing cleaning practices by helping employees understand the significance of cleaning and disinfection procedures and demonstrating a commitment to provide employees and customers alike with a clean and safe environment. [...]

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Strong Recovery Adaptation Rebate (SRAR)

The Strong Recovery Adaptation Rebate is established to reimburse eligible small businesses in Saskatchewan for incremental expenses made to adapt their business models to operating during the COVID-19 pandemic. [...]

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Visit this space often for the latest Covid-19 updates affecting our industry, resources, tools, online training and more. Service Hospitality is here to help deliver the right information in an accurate and timely manner. [...]

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