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Accommodations and Major Event Facilities Funding

The STSSP 2 is no longer accepting applications, as the deadline to apply was April 30, 2021. If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact stssp@gov.sk.ca.

The Saskatchewan Tourism Sector Support Program No.2 (STSSP 2) provided financial assistance to eligible businesses in the accommodations and major event facilities sectors that experienced a revenue decline as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

STSSP also provided benefits for tourism businesses in the event, attractions or tour business sectors.

Note that payments received under this grant are taxable under the federal Income Tax Act. For income tax purposes, please include any payment(s) received as business income.

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1. Benefits

Benefits for the accommodations and major event facilities sectors:

Payments were calculated based on 30% of an eligible applicant's average monthly sales revenue for each full month of operations in 2018 or 2019. The applicant could select either 2018 or 2019 as a base year; whichever year provided the business with the most financial assistance.

The maximum payments was $50,000.

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2. Eligibility

Eligible businesses were those that:

  1. Were a tourism business;
  2. Maintained a permanent establishment in Saskatchewan;
  3. Had been carrying on business in Saskatchewan on October 1, 2020;
  4. Had a loss of sales revenue of at least 30% when comparing 2020 annual sales revenue to 2019 annual sales revenue;
  5. Intended to carry on business operations; and
  6. Do not receive funding from the Government of Saskatchewan to cover its core funding.
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3. How to Apply

The deadline to apply to the STSSP 2 was April 30, 2021. Applications are no longer being accepted for this program.

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5. Further Information

For additional information on the program, email stssp@gov.sk.ca or call 1-800-667-6102 or 306-787-6645 in Regina.

For information on other COVID-19 programs, please visit the Support for Businesses webpage.

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