According to the Government of Alberta website, Albertans who are experiencing financial hardship directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic can work with their utility company to defer electricity and natural gas bills until June 19, 2020 without any late fees or added interest payments. For more details, please visit this site.
If you own a small business that needed to close due to COVID-19 measures, you may be eligible to have your business’ electricity use charges waived for up to three months. For more information, please visit this site.
As an immediate measure, and on a case-by-case basis, the Government of New Brunswick may defer loan and interest repayments for up to six months on existing provincial loans. This support will enable businesses to have immediate relief if they are experiencing difficulties as a result of COVID-19. For more information, please visit this site.
Newfoundland Labrador Hydro has reported that customers will not be disconnected for non-payment. For more details, please visit this link.
Nova Scotia Power has reported that for 90-days starting March 23rd , there will be no disconnections due to non-payment and penalties will be waived. Contact your service providers customer care team to discuss options. For more details, please visit this website.
The government has announced Emergency Working Capital Financing to help small businesses maintain normal business operations. Each qualified company is eligible to receive up $100,000. For more details, please visit this site.
Hydro-Québec has reported that customers will not be disconnected for non-payment. Contact your service provider’s customer service team to discuss payment arrangements. For more details, please visit this link.