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The Canadian Small Business Financing Program

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The Canadian Small Business Financing Program

Your business deserves the best opportunities for success - that's why we're offering you the best financing options.

With the Canada Small Business Financing Program (CSBFP), you can qualify for a guaranteed loan from Meridian.

Who is this loan for?



A CSBFP loan works really well for new businesses and start-ups that need financial support or want to grow. It's also a great option for established businesses with cash flow issues after a big investment.


Key benefits



  • Government guarantee equal to 85% of the outstanding loan.
  • You can use this loan to pay off eligible purchases made in the previous 6 months.
  • You can choose from different terms and flexible repayment options.

Frequently asked questions



Browse answers to common questions about this loan, and for all the details explore the Canada Small Business Financing Program.