No Fixed Amount
Type of Program:
The Tourism and Hospitality Recovery Program (THRP) provides targeted wage and rent support for eligible businesses, charities, and non-profits in the tourism or hospitality sector or those affected by a qualifying public health restriction.
The Local Lockdown Program is a way businesses, charities, and non-profits affected by a qualifying public health restriction can be eligible for wage and rent support through the Tourism and Hospitality Recovery Program (THRP).
Comments on Funding:
Funding is a wage or hiring subsidy.
When It Ends:
May 7, 2022
To be eligible for a wage or hiring subsidy, applicants must meet:
Applicants may only apply for one wage or hiring subsidy per claim period, even if they are eligible for more than one.
Applicants must meet both of these criteria to be eligible for any subsidy:
I. had a CRA payroll account on March 15, 2020. Even if they didn't have a payroll account on March 15, they may still qualify if:
II. be one of the following types of employers:
Public institutions are not eligible for the subsidies. This includes municipalities and local governments, Crown corporations, public universities, colleges and schools, and hospitals.
If your business activities are significantly affected by a qualifying public health restriction, you may be eligible for support through the THRP even if you are not a qualifying tourism or hospitality entity.
Additional THRP ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
There are two ways eligible organizations can qualify for the THRP:
- 1Tourism and hospitality sector meeting the following three conditions:
- 2Organizations affected by a qualifying public health restriction regardless of sector meeting the following two conditions:
Applicants must submit a separate application for each claim period they are eligible for, and for each payroll (RP) account they have.
The THRP and the HHBRP also include a rent subsidy. If applicants are eligible to apply for both a wage subsidy and a rent subsidy, they must apply for them separately.
Applicants must use one of the three ways to apply:
Other Things to Note:
As a business, charity, or non-profit in Canada that has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for one or more subsidies to cover part of your wage and rent expenses.
Starting on October 24, 2021, you may qualify for wage support through the:
Many of the eligibility and calculation rules for the wage subsidy under the THRP and the HHBRP are the same as they were for the CEWS. Effective: October 24, 2021, to May 7, 2022