Effective September 22, every person entering New Brunswick must pre-register online. This includes New Brunswickers re-entering the province.
For additional information and to register for a PCR test, please see the Government of NB's Testing Page.
Government of Canada Loans/Business Relief Programs
The Canada Small Business Financing Program makes it easier for small businesses to get loans from financial institutions by sharing the risk with lenders. Up to a maximum of $1,000,000 for any one borrower, of which no more than $350,000 can be used for purchasing leasehold improvements or improving leased property and purchasing or improving new or used equipment. Financial institutions deliver the program and are solely responsible for approving the loan. For more information download their PDF pamphlet or click here to find a lender near you.
The Government of Canada has introduced many COVID-19 supports to help businesses weather the storm. To get a tailored list of the ones that fit your business situation or to discover other federal, provincial and territorial programs and services designed to help Canadian businesses grow, try the interactive business benefits finder. You can also sign up for the notification feature to receive emails when there are changes to your favourite programs, when application deadlines are approaching, or when a new program that meets your needs is introduced.
Get tools and information on what to consider before starting a business. Get information to help you identify opportunities to grow your business. Learn how to fuel your R&D and innovation projects through government grants, contributions and loans, as well as private sector financing. Learn about programs and services available in your region to help your business succeed. Find out more about the municipal, provincial, territorial and federal permits, licences and regulations that apply to your business. Learn how to handle day-to-day operations, including budgeting, marketing and payroll deductions and more. Overview of federal government Services for Small Business
The Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit is a new measure is aimed at providing income support to employees who are unable to continue with work due to government-imposed local lockdowns — if any in the near future.
The Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are directly affected by COVID-19 and are not entitled to Employment Insurance (EI) benefits.
Re-Opening & Recovery of New Brunswick - A Guide for Businesses & Organizations
To help facilitate the reopening process, The Saint John Region Chamber, Chamber of Commerce Greater Moncton / Chambre de Commerce Grand Moncton. and the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce, have published a Reopening and Recovery Guide for NB Businesses and Organizations.
Here is the link to the full guide: https://bit.ly/2Wv7fmQ