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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 Train employees with free online courses

ShipTime is an online courier and freight shipping service.

CFIB member exclusive until December 31, 2020: continue to save up to 55% on shipping, plus 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 55% discount already available.

Regular CFIB rates will continue applying after December.

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.

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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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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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Build a community of advocates with ShopandShout’s easy to use Influencer platform BUDGET Thanks Independent Businesses—get special discount rates

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.

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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Keep your business clean and safe Chat with instant live video on your website

SERVPRO® offers cleaning services with Health Canada approved, broad spectrum hospital grade disinfectant.

CFIB member exclusive: Save up to 60% on SERVPRO’s Category 1 – Proactive Cleaning service. Choose a one-time or recurring cleaning service, available in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and New Brunswick. The SERVPRO® team lead will provide you with a copy of the Safety Data Sheet of the product being used. A work authorization is required for individual cleaning projects (or a limited series depending on need) and can be cancelled at any time. There are no contract terms.

Deepen customer engagement with LiveRep, an instant, easy video chat app that lets you talk face-to-face over your website. Customers do not need to download software or register, send contact requests or schedule meetings – simply click and talk. LiveRep installs on websites in minutes and works on mobile devices and computers.

LiveRep is offering 60 days free usage for a limited time, then a 20% discount exclusive to CFIB members.

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Create an exceptional customer experience  

Spotliite® helps small businesses build a database of loyal customers, increase sales and engage any time while complying with new public health requirements.

Spotliite® lets your customers use their own mobile devices to interact with you without downloading an app. By texting or scanning a QR code, they can let you know they've arrived at your business, get special offers, purchase products and services and refer family and friends. CFIB member exclusive offer: save 50% off Spotliite’s already low premium package fees plus receive one month free.

 

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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