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Government assistance programs and financial relief measures

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During this period of uncertainty, entrepreneurs have many questions regarding how to stay in business or determine the financial difficulties this pandemic could cause.

Each business or organization is different and requires personalized solutions tailored to its own situation. Before making decisions that will affect your financing or the future of your business, please contact one of our account directors today to discuss your situation. We will help you identify the measures available and guide you in the days ahead based on your business strategies.

Federal assistance programs

A number of government assistance programs and relief measurements are available to support businesses during this time.

Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) Highly Affected Sectors Credit Program
This program is intended for companies that demonstrate the need for a term loan between $25,000 and $1,000,000 and that have also experienced a decrease in revenues of at least 50% due to the pandemic.

Other eligibility criteria and conditions apply. We invite you to contact your account manager or visit the BDC website for more details. UNI is partnering with BDC for this program.

Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
Under Canada's Economic Response Plan, a number of measures have been put in place for businesses.

We encourage you to follow developments in these assistance measures on the Government of Canada website.

Provincial assistance programs

The Government of New Brunswick is working on various financial assistance programs and relief measures to support businesses during this time.

Details on the various assistance programs are evolving. We will continue to monitor these programs and update the information available.

For this reason, we encourage you to contact your account manager for information on the current assistance measures available and for help identifying solutions based on your needs.