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Calgary metropolis council approves $15.9M to help companies, together with pubs and gymnasiums – Calgary

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Calgary city council approved $15.9 million to supply “focused monetary help” for businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday.

Town stated it’s supporting eating places, pubs, bars, health centres and leisure institutions, together with nightclubs and reside music venues, in reopening efforts by means of a $2,500 grant. To be eligible, you should have a licensed enterprise in Calgary and comply with the factors and software course of.

Town will settle for functions from July 2 to Aug. 10 or till funds are gone.

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City of Calgary prepares additional COVID-19 business relief

Property taxes for lodges and motels can be deferred with out penalties till Dec. 31, 2022, in accordance with town.

“When the federal government of Alberta introduced their Open for Summer plan on May 26, we knew that sure enterprise sectors, specifically, would want fast help to have the ability to reopen and start to thrive once more,” stated metropolis supervisor David Duckworth.

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“We had been contemplating different choices for focused aid, however as we’ve achieved many occasions since COVID-19 started, metropolis employees from throughout departments got here collectively rapidly to place ahead to council what would most assist enterprise house owners with the allotted funding.”

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