Quebec pays compensation for restaurants closing their dining rooms during New Year’s Eve.
Businesses in the area can benefit from an additional non-refundable financial contribution of up to a maximum of $ 10,000 under assistance on the Maximum Alert (AERAM) component to cover the cost of purchasing used non-damaged items.
This was announced by Finance Minister Pierre FitzGibbon in a press release on Wednesday. Various food banks, expired food, so that the people in need can benefit from it, ”the minister added.
Keep in mind that AERAM allows targeted firms through closure orders to obtain debt forgiveness up to $ 15,000 per month (up to a maximum of 80% of the loan amount approved) to cover certain eligible expenses.
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) welcomed Quebec’s statement as “necessary” and “expected”.
“It’s important that the government respond, and it shows that it is aware of the damage caused by the closure of dining rooms,” said Franకోois Vincent, its vice president in Quebec.