Federal rent relief program extended for another month

"While today’s announcement is good news for those who can access the program, it is a slap in the face for those who have been shut out of rent relief for five months running"

Federal rent relief program extended for another monthThe federal government announced Friday it was extending the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance program by one month to help eligible small businesses pay rent for August. But the Canadian Federation of Independent Business said it is disappointed the federal government has not provided any reassurance that the CECRA extension will provide relief to tenants…

Average monthly rental rates in Canada continue to slide

Year over year, average monthly rents for one- and two-bedroom units are down in Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Saskatoon and Regina

Average monthly rental rates in Canada continue to slideThe average monthly rent for all Canadian properties listed on Rentals.ca was $1,770, down the third month in a row in June - this time by 2.4 per cent -  according to Rentals.ca and Bullpen Research & Consulting, which produced the latest National Rent Report.   The report said the COVID-19 pandemic continues to put downward…

Alberta banning rent evictions

Annie Dormuth, of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, talks about the province's ban on commercial rent evictions

On today's episode of Business Insider with Mario Toneguzzi on Calgary's Business, Annie Dormuth, Director of Provincial Affairs, Alberta, for the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, talks about the province's ban on commercial rent evictions.

Mounting rent problems for small business owners

"Workable rent relief is make or break for over half of the small businesses we surveyed and governments need to make this a top priority yesterday"

Mounting rent problems for small business ownersA new survey by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business indicates 12 per cent of businesses are already considering bankruptcy or winding down and anxiety for many small businesses remains high as they head into a third month of severely reduced revenues and no rent relief. The CFIB said many businesses report the Canada Emergency…