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Canada Digital Adoption Program

The way Canadians do business has changed. Companies, employees and customers are doing more and more business online, which is why the Government of Canada is committed to helping businesses adopt new digital technologies to stay competitive and meet their customers' needs.

In Budget 2021, the Government of Canada announced the Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) to support Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). CDAP will help SMEs boost their e-commerce presence and digitize how they run their businesses behind the scenes. The program provides funding and expertise to businesses, as well as training and work opportunities for young Canadians.

Businesses will be able to apply for two different kinds of support:

Funding streams

Stream 1: Grow Your Business Online

Eligible businesses will receive:

  • microgrants to help them go digital and take advantage of e-commerce opportunities
  • access to a network of Canadian digital experts to introduce and help them use their digital tools

Stream 2: Boost Your Business Technology

Eligible businesses will receive:

  • grants to help cover the costs of advisors who will help plan how to take their business to the next level with new digital solutions
  • access to a network of Canadian digital advisors, as well as government-funded youth placements to help them with their digital transformation

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