Maple Creek
Maple Creek

COVID 19 Information & Resources:

Please find below a list of the local businesses who are currently operating during the COVID-19 pandemic. To view each business' services and their hours of operation, click on the business' name.

To have your business added to this list, please contact Economic Development:

Phone: 306 662 4005 or Email: tourism@maplecreek.ca

Abbott Realty

A&B Hardware and Ag Supply Ltd.

The Bargain Shop

Cat's Meow Quilting & Gifts

Country Lane Kitchens

Cypress Motors M.C.

Easy Computer Help & Repair

Happy Hippo Bath

Heritage Car & Truck Wash

Investia Financial Services

Jasper Lounge & Event Centre

NuSkin

Satellite Express LTD

The Daily Grind

The Rockin' Horse

 

COVID-19 Business Support

BRT-SASK

This page was created to share the latest resources available to help small businesses and employees to get through this challenging time. We will update this page regularly as more resources come online. Please check back regularly!

Click here for Business Response Team FAQ.

Click here download the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan

Support given by:  Who can benefit  Support program  Support program details
Southern Alberta Newspaper Group Local Businesses Community Marketing Fund Offereing up to $1,900,000 of matching advertising dollars. Grant funds can be used toward print or digital advertising in your local publication.
 Saskatchewan   Individuals   Saskatchewan Employment Supplement (SES)                                                                        Provides assistance to families with lower-incomes who have children. It is a monthly payment. 
 Canada Individuals Employment Insurance EI provide up to 15 weeks of income replacement.
 Saskatchewan Students Student Loan Repayment Moratorium A six month relief 
 CRA Individuals Tax filling The filing due date for 2019 income tax returns for individuals has been deferred until June 1, 2020. Any new income tax balances due, or instalments, are also being deferred until after August 31, 2020 without incurring interest or penalties.
 Canada Individuals Emergency Support Benefits (CERB)

A taxable benefit of $2,000 every 4 weeks for up to 16 weeks to eligible workers who have lost their income due to COVID-19.

An online questionnaire will help direct you to the service option that best fits your situation (i.e. eligibility for Employment Insurance benefits or not).

Do not apply for the CERB if you have already applied for EI.

 Saskatchewan
Individuals
Business  
Self-Isolation Support Program Effective April 1st. Will provide $450 per week, for a maximum of two weeks or $900. The program is targeted at  residents forced to self-isolate that are not covered by EI programs and other supports. Mostly for self-employed residents.
 Canada Individuals Enhanced Child Care Benefit Effective April 1st. Increased payments for 2019-2020 benefit year by $300 per child.
 Canada Individuals Goods and Services Tax Credit Effective April 1st. One time special payment for low-and modest-income families, who may require additional help with their finances. Single individuals will receive close to $400, and almost $600 for couples. 
 Canada Students Canada Student Loans Effective April 1st. A plan to pause the repayment of Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans until September 30, 2020 with no interest.
 Canada Individuals Registered retirement Income Funds Effective April 1st. A reduction of the required withdrawals by 25% for 2020. 
 EDC, BDC  Business Business Credit Availability Program Will provide $10 billion of additional funding to Canada business including farmers. BDC
 Canada Business Work Sharing Program A three way agreement that can be negotiated between Service Canada, the employer and the employee to provide EI benefits to workers who agree to reduce their normal working hours. Applications take a minimum of 30 days to negotiate.
 Canada  Business Temporary Wage Subsidy A three months measure that will allow eligible employers to reduce the amount of payroll deductions. The subsidy will equal to 10% of remuneration paid during that period, up to a maximum subsidy of $1,375 per employee and $25,000 per employers.
 Canada Business Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

As a Canadian employer whose business has been affected by COVID-19, you may be eligible for a subsidy of 75% of employee wages for up to 12 weeks, retroactive from March 15, 2020, to June 6, 2020.

This wage subsidy will enable you to re-hire workers previously laid off as a result of COVID-19, help prevent further job losses, and better position you to resume normal operations following the crisis.

 Canada  Business Supplemental Unemployment Benefit Program The purpose of a program is to provide supplemental payments to EI benefits during a period of unemployment. 
 Saskatchewan Business Crown Utility Interest Deferral Program The program is waving interest on late bill payments for up to 6 months. 
 Saskatchewan Business PST remittance deferral and audit suspension Businesses who are unable to remit their PST due to cash flow concerns will have relief from penalty and interest charges. 
 Saskatchewan Business Changes to employment Standard Regulations Lay-off information. More on ROE's.           
 Canada Business Tax filings All businesses are able to defer, until after August 31, 2020, the payment of any Income Tax amounts that become owing on or after today and before September 2020.
 Saskatchewan Business PST rebate on new home construction up to 42% of the PST paid on a new house contract up to $350,000 for new homes purchased after March 31, 2020 and before April 1, 2023.
 Town of Maple Creek Individuals Business Utility  Council has waved all interest on utilities until September 30, 2020.
 Town of Maple Creek   Individuals Business  Taxes Council has extended the 1.5% tax discount on municipal taxes to June 30th, 2020.

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SK up-to-date information on Covid-19

LATEST UPDATES:
- Facebook offers $100M in cash grants and credits for up to 30,000 in Support for Small Businesses (March 23rd)
 
WEBINARS:
- Employment Standarts Public Emergency Provisions / March 30 April 1 / April 3 /
- EDC: Managing the impact on global supply chains / Watch
- BDC: How to cope with the Impacts of Covid-19 on your Business / Watch
- BDC: different webinars for your business / Watch 
  
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