Application Deadline February 14, 2022
As much as $15 million will be provided through the Tourism Accommodation and Commercial Recreation Relief Fund through three streams:
- Property tax relief for large accommodation providers
Large accommodation providers can receive a grant to cover up to 25% of their 2021 property taxes, up to a maximum of $500,000;
- BC Hydro cost relief for Indigenous-owned large accommodation providers operating on reserve
Indigenous owned large accommodation providers can receive a grant to cover up to 100% of their BC Hydro costs for 2021, up to a maximum of $200,000;
- Relief of fees for rent under Land Act Tenures of Park Use Permits for tourism-based commercial recreation operators
Tourism operators that hold commercial recreation Land Act Tenures or Park Use Permits in good standing can receive a grant to cover 100% of fees paid for rent on invoices with payment due dates between May 1, 2021 and April 30, 2022.
You must submit your completed application and supporting documentation by 11:59 pm PT on February 14, 2022. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.