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Financial resources (COVID-19) 

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For individuals


CANADA | CERB : Canada Emergency Response Benefit
Taxable benefit of $2,000 a month for up to 4 months
This benefit replaces the previously announced Emergency Care Benefit and the Emergency Support Benefit.

CANADA | Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
Includes those programs : 

Mortgage support (flexibility for a mortgage deferral)
• Extra time to file income tax returns (return filing due date will be deferred until June 1, 2020 and payment of balances due until August 31, 2020)
• Special Goods and Services Tax credit payment (The average additional benefit will be close to $400 for single individuals and close to $600 for couples from low- and modest-income families.)
• Increasing the Canada Child Benefit
(an extra $300 per child for 2019-2020)

CANADA | Financial help for Canadians outside Canada
Loans to buy plane tickets, etc.

CANADA | Artistic performances on the NAC's Facebook page
$1000 for a 45 to 60-minute performance

CANADA | Actors' Fund of Canada (AFC) - Emergency Financial Assistance
Emergency assistance for artists and workers in the entertainment industry

CANADA | CAC | Information for artists receiving support at the Council 
To find answers regarding cancellations, core funding, project grants, grant applications, travel grants, etc.


QUEBEC | Temporary Aid for Workers Program (for people in quarantine)
$573 per week, for a quarantine of 14 days, extended to a maximum of 28 days

QUEBEC | PAFU (French) - Emergency assistance for adults and families

QUEBEC | CALQ - Emergency Assistance for Artists Receiving Support at the Council

QUEBEC | Suspension of student debt repayment
No payments to be made until September 2020. No interest will be accrued or added to your debt.

QUEBEC | Revenu Québec | Flexibility mesures for individuals
Now until June 1, 2020, to file your returns and until July 31, 2020, to pay balances owing.

QUEBEC | Fondation des artistes - Netflix's emergency fund (in French)
One-time emergency assistance of up to $1,000. Several restrictions apply.

QUEBEC | FACEBOOK | Information Sharing for the Self-Employed (French Page)


MONTRÉAL | CAM | Information for artists supported by the Council
To find answers about general funding program, territorial initiatives, strategic initiatives, prizes and awards

 

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For organizations



CANADA | Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
Includes various assistance programs like: 

75% wage subsidy for small and medium size businesses, for up to 3 months, retroactive to March 15, 2020
The deferral of payment of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) to June 2020.
An emergency business account (interest-free loans of up to $40,000 to small businesses and not-for-profits)
A business credit availability program 

CANADA | CAC | Information for organizations receiving support at the Council 
To find answers regarding cancellations, core funding, project grants, grant applications, travel grants, etc.

CANADA | French Campagne #billetsolidaire

QUEBEC | CALQ - Emergency Assistance for Organizations Supported at the Council

QUEBEC | Revenu Québec | Flexibility mesures for businesses
The payment of tax instalments and taxes due as of today is suspended until July 31, 2020.


For a complete list of provincial assistance available, see the section for your province or territory on the COVID-19 main page.

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