Increased funding, expanded eligibility to help almost 20,000 businesses (flickr.com)

Media Contacts

Lori Cascaden

Communications Manager
Ministry of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation
lori.cascaden@gov.bc.ca
778 698-2892

Backgrounders

Circuit Breaker Business Relief Grant

To be eligible for the Circuit Breaker Business Relief Grant, a business is required to:

  • confirm it has been affected by the recent provincial health officer’s orders and emergency order;
  • provide electronic banking information;
  • confirm that it is registered as a B.C. business; 
  • produce a business validation document, such as a business licence, liquor licence, notice of assessment or lease agreement; and
  • confirm majority ownership and operations and payment of taxes in B.C.

The Circuit Breaker Business Relief Grant is open to businesses of any size impacted by the March 31 to May 25, 2021, provincial health officer’s orders and the April 23 emergency order to restrict travel between B.C.’s regional zones.