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Accommodations and Major Event Facilities Funding

Applications for STSSP 2 will be accepted starting March 8, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. The STSSP 2 application deadline is April 30, 2021. If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact stssp@gov.sk.ca after March 8, 2021.

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

STSSP also provides benefits for tourism businesses in the event, attractions or tour business sectors. Applicants who operate their business in more than one of these sectors may choose which sector to apply under, but may only apply once under the program.


1. Benefits

Program benefits can be used by the business to assist with fixed costs or any other expenditures deemed necessary by the business.

Benefits for the accommodations and major event facilities sectors:

Payments are 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 may select either 2018 or 2019 as a base year; whichever year provides the business with the most financial assistance.

The maximum payments will be $50,000. Payments cannot exceed a business’s annual sales revenue in 2019.


2. Eligibility

Eligible applicants must:

  1. Be a tourism business;
  2. Maintain a permanent establishment in Saskatchewan;
  3. Have been carrying on business in Saskatchewan on October 1, 2020;
  4. Have experienced a loss of sales revenue of at least 30% when comparing 2020 annual sales revenue to 2019 annual sales revenue;
  5. Intend to carry on business operations; and
  6. Not receive funding from the Government of Saskatchewan to cover its core funding.

Eligible businesses must have experienced a loss of sales revenue of at least 30% when comparing annual sales revenue in 2020 to annual sales revenue in 2019.


3. How to Apply

Businesses should review all the eligibility criteria, as outlined in the Program Overview and Application Instructions, Q&A document, and program Regulations when they are available and posted on this webpage.

The application form will be available on March 8, 2021, at 2:00 pm.

Complete the online application and:

  • Include banking information for automatic deposit;
  • Acknowledge the attestation at the end of the application; and
  • Click on 'submit.'

4. Application Documents

Questions and Answers will be available and posted here.

Program Overview and Application Instructions will be available and posted here.


5. Further Information

After March 8, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., additional information on the program will be available at 1-800-667-6102 or 306-787-6645 in Regina or email stssp@gov.sk.ca.

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