COVID-19 Federal and Provincial Assistance for Nova Scotia Businesses

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Nova Scotia Business Inc. is working to keep businesses across the province informed of the latest government program and service announcements during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Province of Nova Scotia and the Government of Canada are putting policies, programs and initiatives in place to assist small businesses immediately and through the next several months.

The Province of Nova Scotia has made the following announcements to help businesses:

Government loan payments deferral — until June 30, 2020
Includes loans under the Farm Loan Board, Fisheries and Aquaculture Loan Board, Jobs Fund, Nova Scotia Business Fund, Municipal Finance Corp. and Housing Nova Scotia.

Small business fees deferral — until June 30, 2020
Includes business renewal fees and workers compensation premiums (a complete list of fees will be posted in the coming days).