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Your business needs support —these organizations are here to help

We know you need all the help you can get during the COVID-19 crisis. Some of CFIB’s existing trusted partners have stepped up to provide additional discounts and services to give your business that much needed extra support. This is in addition to the ongoing savings offered to CFIB members all year long.

Of the many other organizations that have put together offers to help you during this difficult time, we have selected the ones that are best suited to ease your financial burden and support your business.

We will continue to update this page as more offers become available.

Special offers from official CFIB Savings Partners

Integrate your online storefront for free and save on shipping Direct business calls to your home

ShipTime is an online courier and freight shipping service.

CFIB member exclusive: continue to save up to 50% on shipping, plus they will integrate your online storefront with ShipTime for easier processing of online orders at no extra cost—a saving of $120. In addition, ShipTime is enhancing savings with Dicom to deliver packages for Ontario and Quebec. You can save an additional 25% on top of the up to 50% discount already available.

SelectCom offers customized, flexible, and cost-effective telecom services.

Smooth the transition to working remotely with emergency work from home kits that connect to cloud phone systems. Get set up in as little as 24 hours and re-route calls from the office to homes using any device. You can keep using your advertised business number and extension dialing for each employee. No contract term applies. Contact SelectCom for pricing.

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Train employees with free online courses Calculate your 10% wage subsidy

Vubiz offers a wide range of online courses to help you grow your business people.

Has your business been forced to close temporarily? Do your employees have little to do? Train your employees from home with free courses from Vubiz. Keep employees ready to return to work with more than 50 free training courses covering a wide range of topics including Health and Safety, compliance, people management and COVID-19.

Payworks provides cloud-based solutions for Payroll, Human Resources, Employee Time and Absence Management, all backed by personal and dedicated service.

Don’t qualify for the 75% wage subsidy? You could still access the 10% subsidy—and CFIB’s official partner for payroll services is offering all its clients a simple tool to calculate it and adjust remittance to government every time payroll is processed. CFIB members get a 40% discount on Payworks products.

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Stay connected to what matters most  

TELUS Business is helping owners leverage technology to keep connected, secure and safe.

TELUS Business is offering a collection of solutions for small businesses. Get 3 months free* when activating a new smartphone or tablet on TELUS Peace of MindTM plan, stackable with your exclusive CFIB member offer. Get 3 months free*, for new customers, on any ADT by TELUS package to protect and monitor your business. *Conditions apply.

 

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Special offers from other organizations

Build your online shopping experience Connect to employees and coworkers for free

Shopify enables you to sell your products and services online.

Shopify makes it easy to sell your products and services online with free 90-day trial on websites. This offer includes options for your customers to specify in-store or curbside pickup for online orders. Shopify is also making physical and digital gift cards available on all new and existing Shopify plans.

Microsoft Teams lets you chat with staff, share important documents, host video calls and more.

Keep your business and your life moving forward together. Connect co-workers, customers, colleagues, and people you care about through one convenient app for free. Set up one on one chats, group chats and big meetings. Share files securely. Connect anywhere. Link everyone you need to run your business and stick together during this difficult time.

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Take your business online with an eBay Store Get grants and credits for Facebook Ads

eBay gives you a way to sell your products online.

Give shoppers a way to show their support. Register between April 9th and May 30th and get a free Basic eBay Store for 90 days with no selling fees through June 20 (up to 500 sales) and a $35 coupon for eBay Branded Shipping supplies.

Facebook for Business can help you promote your business online.

Facebook for Business is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits to help small businesses bolster their digital marketing during this challenging time.

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Get credits for Google ads Stay comfortable and healthy by teleworking ergonomically

Google is helping small businesses advertise during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Google is giving small and medium businesses worldwide $340 million in ad credits, which can be used at any point until the end of 2020 across our Google Ads platforms. The credits will be available to businesses who advertise with Google or its partners and have had active accounts since the beginning of 2019.

Entrac has produced a free, practical ergonomic kit to improve your temporary telework.

Avoid nagging injuries and discomfort. Entrac is helping you adapt to the new realities of COVID-19 with its practical ergonomics kit for temporary telework. Get it free. The kit contains a guide, video and webinar, each with useful tips and tricks that promote comfort and health through ergonomic telework.

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Analytics expertise to help Canadian businesses Build a community of advocates with ShopandShout’s easy to use Influencer platform

McGill students are giving analytics support to small to medium-sized businesses across the country.

Master of Management in Analytics students, with the support of McGill University, are offering their analytic expertise to help Canadian businesses bounce back from the crisis through a new initiative called “MMA Gives.” Students can work remotely to review your business data and develop strategies to guide your business through this time.

ShopandShout’s community of 50,000+ micro Influencers has the ability to put your business in front of your ideal customers. Create and launch powerful Influencer campaigns that get people talking about your business, products and services online.

COVID-19 Relief fund:Qualifying businesses now receive 75% off their next Influencer campaign. Restaurants get it free to help drive more takeout and delivery sales during the pandemic.

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BUDGET Thanks Independent Businesses—get special discount rates  

Budget Rent a Car remains open to assist you with your unique transportation needs during these unprecedented times.

As a thank you to Independent Businesses, you can enjoy discounted Budget base rates when renting a vehicle from a participating location in Canada. Visit budget.ca/essentialservices or book at the counter or by phone using Budget Customer Discount (BCD) number D098200 to shop the lowest rates for your next rental.

 

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More savings to help your business

Our savings program is brought to you by more than 110,000 proud CFIB members. With their support, we have negotiated exceptional savings with trusted partners including TELUS, QuickBooks and Chase. Take advantage of these deals to save $5,000 or more per year on business services and products you’re probably already using.

Learn about all the savings opportunities CFIB offers.

See our exclusive savings