Export Development Canada (EDC) is working with our federal partners and financial institutions to bring financial relief and support to Canadian companies through the government’s Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP). We are also offering a growing slate of advice, expertise and research to help you reposition in this challenging economy.



EDC Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP) Guarantee

Canadian businesses still need help accessing cash flow to deal with the fallout from COVID-19. We’ve partnered with financial institutions across the country to help qualified businesses cover their operating costs as they adjust to the world’s “new normal.”

Learn about the EDC BCAP Guarantee here.



Find the right solution for your business

EDC has an array of financial solutions that have been expanded to fit the needs and challenges created by the pandemic, including solutions to help you  manage increased market risk, access working capital, insure your sales in case your customers can’t pay and more.

Access the full list here.



EDC COVID-19 Assistance Tool

By answering a few questions about your needs and your company, EDC can help you identify the programs and services that will serve you best as you face challenges brought on by COVID-19.



Thank you for sharing some information about your company with us. Below is a list of solutions and services that might fit your needs right now. 





What kinds of support does the government have for businesses?

We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of public programs that were developed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The list can be filtered by the kind of help you need, the entity offering the support and by business sector.

Access the full list here.

Get the business advice, knowledge and services you need to sustain your business and grow in the new economy, at home or abroad. Learn how to overcome the top concerns of Canadian companies, or get tailored, expert answers to your own questions.

Read, watch, learn

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Managing cash flow


A young woman is sitting on a couch, looking at her computer and taking notes, while her son is in the background playing with a wooden horse.

Accessing more capital


A businesswoman sifts through paperwork in her home office.

Planning for recovery