The Yukon government is extending supports to local businesses amid the pandemic.
The Yukon Business Relief Program provides grants of up to 30-thousand-dollars per month to cover fixed costs of businesses that have experienced a 30 per cent reduction in revenue.
Economic development Minister Ranj Pillai says The program boosts businesses needing immediate support to cover fixed costs, including rent, utilities and business insurance. He says the message is to buy local:
The program has been extended to July 23rd and Economic Development Minister Ranj Pillai says some businesses still need help as Yukon has no cases of COVID-19, moves forward with its recovery plan