The Prime Minister announced the expanded eligibility criteria for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) to include more owner-operated small businesses (sole proprietors) and help protect jobs in Northern Ontario. The CEBA provides a loan of up to $40,000 to eligible businesses to assist with their immediate operating cash flow needs.  For more information about CEBA, or visit

To learn more about this and other business support measures introduced as part of the Federal Government’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, visit: