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COVID-19 - Canada Seafood Stabilization Fund

By Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging for many sectors in Canada. Fish and seafood processors are key to our economy and national food security. The CSSF provides $62.5 million to support fish and seafood processors.

$9.1 million for Quebec fish and seafood processors

Fish and seafood processors can now get help with COVID-19-related costs incurred starting from March 15, 2020. Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) is delivering the CSSF to Quebec regions.

CED implemented the CSSF in the province on June 22, 2020.

Who can apply to the CSSF

Applicants must:


Eligible activities

The CSSF supports the following types of activities:

Financial assistance

How to apply

You are a Quebec business working in fish, seafood and aquaculture processing and packaging, or a Quebec organization supporting this industry, and

you are a client of CED
Communicate with the advisor assigned to your project in your region’s business office.

you are not a client of CED
If your business or organization is based in Quebec, call 1-800-561-0633 or send us an email. Our advisors can help guide you.

If you are not in Quebec, contact the Regional Development Agency in your region. They will help you find support that is right for you. You can also visit the Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan.


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