Economic Support Programs for Businesses

Last updated: March 3, 2022

Discover and learn more about the economic support programs and resources available for your business, industry, organization, or community groups.

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Loans and Grants

Access loans, grants, and flexible financing solutions that are available to BC businesses.

Workplace Accessibility Grant

The Workplace Accessibility Grant program provides direct financial assistance towards creating an inclusive work environment for persons with disabilities, and small business employers in BC can apply for grants of up to $1,000.

The grant will be administered from Monday, June 21, 2021, through Saturday, April 30, 2022, on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Programs and Resources

Programs and resources are available to help develop, expand, and manage your business operations.

The Canada Digital Adoption Program

The Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) has been established to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) realize their full potential by adopting digital technologies.

Announced in Budget 2021, the $4 billion program is an investment of $1.4 billion in grants and advisory services to SMEs from the Government of Canada and up to $2.6 billion in loans from the Business Development Bank of Canada to help businesses cover the costs of implementing new digital technologies.

Read the backgrounder released by the Government of Canada.

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