Manitoba Gap Protection Program Application



Please do not submit a new or revised application if you have previously submitted one. You may contact our office at MGPP@gov.mb.ca if you need to change or inquire about a submitted application.

Applicant Information

Business Information

Business Identifiers

* If you require assistance in identifying the business’ Registry Number or Business Number, please contact the Companies Office at (204) 945-2500, or toll-free at 1-888-246-8353. The Companies Office is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tax Information

Do you have consent from your partners to disclose their information?

Please provide one of the business partners information below.

Payment Information - Business Bank Account

Please note:

  • Incorrect Information may result in processing delays.
  • Please provide information for the business bank account.
  • Bank Accounts must be in Canadian banks.


Bank cheque
Please attach a void cheque or direct deposit form as a .jpg or .jpeg image.:

Please ensure banking information matches your cheque.

Harm Information

Which of the following describe the reason you have experienced harm in Manitoba as a result of the public health orders (tick all boxes that apply):

Declaration of Eligibility

I hereby declare the following to be true and accurate:

  1. My business is a permanent, Manitoba-based business operating in the Province of Manitoba.
  2. My business was carrying on business in Manitoba on March 20, 2020.
  3. My business has temporarily closed or slowed operations due to the COVID 19 public health order.
  4. My business has been harmed by the public health order.
  5. At the date of application, the business has not received more than $6,000 from the Government of Canada, crown corporations, or government agency COVID-19 in the form of any non-repayable financial assistance program, and does not intend to apply for the same.
  6. The business is not passive and carried on an active business as of March 20, 2020.
  7. My business has not previously claimed a payment from the Manitoba Gap Protection Program for this business.
  8. My business does not have an active Manitoba Business Start Loan Guarantee, a loan under the Manitoba Industrial Opportunities Program, or an agreement under The Community Revitalization Tax Increment Financing Act.
  9. My business was not in arrears for taxes owing to Manitoba on March 20, 2020 (i.e., before the state of emergency).
  10. My business is in good standing with the Manitoba Companies Office. (Not required for a sole proprietor).
  11. My business had an active and valid business number prior to March 20, 2020.
  12. The application is not for a day care facility, charity or not-for-profit organization.

Do you declare that these conditions to be true and accurate?

Consent

Notice about Personal Information:

The Manitoba Government is authorized to collect personal information on this form by section 36(1)(b) of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). The information will be used to:

  • process this application for the Manitoba Gap Protection Program financial support;
  • determine and verify eligibility for financial support;
  • for research, planning and reporting purposes; and
  • to administer and evaluate the Program with other provincial departments.

I consent to and authorize the disclosure and release by any person, individual, corporation, organization, or by any government or government agency (including but not restricted to any federal or provincial government department or crown corporation), of any information or documents (including, but not limited to, any personal information as defined in The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or The Income Act [Canada] or The Income Tax Act, 2019 [Manitoba] or The Tax Administration and Miscellaneous Taxes Act requested by the Province of Manitoba for any purpose respecting the administration of the Manitoba Gap Protection Program for my benefit by the Manitoba Department of Finance or its successors.

I consent to the Manitoba Minister of Finance or his/her designate(s) to release to government or government agency (federal, provincial/territorial or municipal government department or crown corporation), any information or documents (including, but not limited to, any personal information as defined in The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or the Income Tax Act [Canada] or The Income Tax Act, 2019 [Manitoba] or The Tax Administration And Miscellaneous Taxes Act for any purpose respecting the administration of the Manitoba Gap Protection Program.

I further consent to authorize Canada Revenue Agency to provide the Manitoba Government Department of Finance with any information from any Income Tax Returns of the applicant corporation or other relevant documents that Canada Revenue Agency possesses. The information so provided will be used to verify the content of this application and will not be used or communicated for any other purpose.


I consent:

As an authorized representative of the business, I agree to provide the Manitoba Gap Protection Program any additional documentation or requests for information required to administer my claim.

I acknowledge that any and all MGPP funding support provided to the business that is not forgiven in writing by the MGPP will be repayable in full to the Manitoba Government by March 31, 2021.

I agree to make a further declaration between December 31, 2020 and January 31, 2021 in order to determine eligibility to have the loan forgiven.

Declaration

I declare that I have answered all questions on this application for which assistance is requested according to the instructions and my answers and documents I have provided, or will provide in the future, in support of this application, are to the best of my information and belief, true in every respect. I make these declarations knowing it is an offence under the Criminal Code of Canada, to knowingly make any false statement or representation in an application or to furnish any false or misleading information or documentation for the purpose of obtaining this loan.