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Meridian Business Banking response to COVID-19

 
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At Meridian, your business needs are at the heart of everything we do. We know that this COVID-19 crisis is leading to unprecedented challenges for our business Members. As the situation evolves, we are continuing to adapt and innovate so that we can deliver all the support you need and the same excellent service as always.

The most important thing we can say is: please get in touch. Reach out to your dedicated Relationship Manager or Small Business Advisor with questions, concerns, or help you need. All of Meridian’s Business Banking experts are committed to providing you the right advice and guidance.

Your business can benefit from government programs

Whether it’s cash flow, paying employees, or making rent, check out our chart of available government loans to find the right solution. Compare government loans: BDC Co-Lending, EDC Guarantee Program, and Canada Emergency Business Account (PDF, 70 KB)



Latest updates from Meridian


May 8, 2020 - Find the right government relief for your business

There are several government programs you can take advantage of to get through this challenging time without deferring more payments. These solutions can help you keep your business running, re-hire employees, make rent, and more. Learn more

April 24, 2020 - Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

The Government of Canada has a new program to help you pay employee wages so you can re-hire people you’ve had to lay-off, avoid future job losses, and recover more quickly when this crisis is over. Read more

April 9, 2020 - Apply for the CEBA Loan Program

The Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) Loan Program aims to help small and medium-sized employers with their most pressing needs and position the economy to recover. Qualifying businesses can get access to a $40,000 term loan at 0% interest until Dec 31, 2022. Read more



Frequently asked questions & resources


We are working with Members on a case-by-case basis to create customized solutions to help manage disruptions and lost profits. We can also help you navigate government financial aid programs, and provide resources and advice. Get in touch with your Relationship Manager or Small Business Advisor to find out more.

Need inspiration? How one Uxbridge company is brewing up business during COVID-19


Chase can help you create a business contingency plan by identifying possible disruptions so that you can respond with clarity and confidence. Prepare with their tools and advice.

Essential businesses are working hard to keep customers and employees safe. Check out Chase’s guide to cleaning and disinfecting card readers and point-of-sale equipment.


Get in touch

The best way to get personalized help and support is to reach out to your Relationship Manager or Small Business Advisor. You can also call your local branch to get in touch with a business advisor.

Call the Contact Centre at 1-866-592-2226 and choose Option 3 if you have been locked out of online banking or the Automated Funds Transfer Platform (AFT), need to add a service or want training on a service, need support adding a payee or paying a bill, or need to add a user or administrator to online banking or AFT.

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1-866-592-2226 (Choose Option 3)