COVID-19 Info: https://futures.bc.ca/covid-19-support-for-businesses/covid-19-resources-supports/

The Basin Business Advisors Program is endeavoring to compile resources and support the business community in this challenging time.

Please get in touch, we are here to help you navigate the changing environment. We don’t pretend to know everything available but will do our best to find answers and help you understand the impacts to your business. We can help you plan and be as proactive as possible.

Agriculture Advisor:

Contact Nyree Marsh nmarsh@bbaprogram.ca ph 250-352-1933 ext 111

Update from the BC Ministry of Agriculture: Covid response

Basin Food Producer Loans

Basin Food Producer Loans provide loans for working capital and equipment purchases to help food producers expand operations due to increased pandemic-related demand.

This is a one-time loan, with a minimum request of $10,000. The interest rate on this loan is 2% per annum. No interest will be charged for the first three months. Interest only payments will continue for the following nine months at which point payments will begin in an amount to sufficiently repay the loan over a maximum period of five years. https://ourtrust.org/grants-and-programs-directory/basin-food-producer-loans/

CBT Wage Subsidies

https://ourtrust.org/grants-and-programs-directory/wage-subsidy-programs/