Income Relief Self-Employed

Emergency Income Relief for the Self-Employed

Eligible Applicants

To be eligible for this component self-employed individuals must;

  • Have declared business income on their most recent tax return.
  • Business income must be their primary source of income.
  • Be able to demonstrate direct financial losses resulting from the COVID -19 isolation measures at the time of application.
  • Not be EI eligible or receiving any other income support (ie. Business Interruption Insurance).

Eligible Sectors

All sectors are eligible.

Levels of Assistance

A maximum of $500 per week for the period of March 16 to March 29, 2020 (this period will be reviewed as required).

How to Apply

Complete the online application(link is external)

If required, please consult with an Innovation PEI staff member for further guidance specific to your situation.