Attention Essex County Farmers | Apr 1, 2020

New measures have been announced to help support Canadian farmers during the COVID-19 pandemic!

These measures include:

  • An additional $5B to Farm Credit Canada
  • “Stay of Default” for Advance Payments Program loans
  • September 30, 2020: 2018 crash advances for cattle and bison
  • October 31, 2020: 2019 cash advances on flowers and potted plants
  • The APP announcement also sees all commodities other than canola, now eligible for an additional $100K interest free loan for the 2020-2021 program year (making the max, interest free loan for 2020-21, $200K)

Chris Lewis MP - Essex

Constituency Office

Ottawa Office