COVID-19 Supports Update – May 22

Please note recently announced or updated supports for those organizations impacted by COVID-19.

Virtual Advisor Program

The Halifax Partnership, in partnership with BoomersPlus, has launched the Virtual Advisor program. This free program will match 25 qualified companies with an advisor to help them manage and recover from the impacts of COVID-19.

The program is available until June 5. More information is available via the Halifax Partnership website.


COVID-19 Rent Deferral Guarantee Program – Application Deadline Extension

The deadline for landlords already registered for the provincial COVID-19 Rent Deferral Guarantee Program to submit their application has been extended. In order to be included in the provincial guarantee, landlords must send their full applications to the Department of Business by June 26 to


Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program

The application portal for the federal/provincial rent deferral program will open on Monday, May 25.

Landlords who register for the program can receive a forgivable loan to cover half of the rent in April, May and June, if they lower the rent by 75 per cent over that period.

Application documents are now available on the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s website.

Stay up to date on the available programs!

Visit our Government Supports page to track the latest updates for both Provincial and Federal government supports.