COVID-19: Support measures for Montréal businesses

Name of the local/regional government
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Type of response
Economic development

The city is aware of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Montréal businesses, and is in continuous contact with other levels of government and all those involved in the economic ecosystem. (information will be updated regulary). 

  • Date for the second tax bill instalment postponed
  • The city is placing $5 million in an assistance fund for businesses to support targeted industries.
  • Business support hotline to answer small business owners’ questions about support measures offered by the city.
  • Six-month moratorium on capital and interest to private and social economy businesses who have received a loan through specific institutions.
  • Current payments for municipal programs are not affected. Additional time may, however, be required.



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