B.C.’s Economic Plan

B.C.'s Economic Plan supports people and families. 

Last updated: February 17, 2022

Moving B.C. forward


StrongerBC moves B.C. forward by tackling the challenges of today while growing an economy that works for more people and families.

Economic supports for businesses

Access economic recovery and financial benefits for your business, organization or industry from the federal and provincial governments.

COVID-19 Closure Relief Grant

The COVID-19 Closure Relief Grant provides fully funded grants to businesses that had to close due to Provincial Health Officer (PHO) orders.

Increased Employment Incentive

The B.C. Increased Employment Incentive was a one-time refundable tax credit for employers. The deadline to apply was December 31, 2021. We'll continue reviewing and processing all applications received before January 1, 2022.

StrongerBC Future Leaders Program

The StrongerBC Future Leaders Program is creating career development and work experience opportunities in natural resource management and technology sectors targeted for young people aged 18 to 29. 

Explore Within

Agritech Concierge

The Agritech Concierge Program provides government support for agritech businesses to grow, diversify, access new markets and attract investment opportunities.

BC Recovery Benefit

The BC Recovery Benefit provided a one-time, tax-free payment of up to $1,000 for eligible families and single parents and up to $500 for eligible individuals. It was calculated based on net income from your 2019 tax return. Applications were closed effective July 1, 2021.