Small Business relief
Supporting small businesses in our community
Get access to the latest relief measures for small businesses serving our community
Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) & other relief measures
Find out more about the limited-time, interest-free loan for small businesses, including eligibility criteria and how to apply.
The Business Development Bank of Canada Business Credit Availability Program
The BDC BCAP program provides access to a non-revolving amortizing term loan of up to $312,500. The program is intended to support bridging businesses’ operating expenses (i.e., payroll, rent, utilities, taxes and other fixed costs), until cash flows resume back to pre-COVID conditions.
Direct Deposit for Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)
Direct deposit is a fast, secure and convenient way to receive your Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy payments. Using Scotia OnLine, mobile banking or ScotiaConnect you can quickly enrol your eligible business account for direct deposit in a few easy steps.
Small Business FAQs
Find answers to our most frequently asked questions for small businesses.