List of ineligible businesses

  • Government organizations or bodies, or entities owned by a government organization or body. 
  • Unions, or charitable, religious or fraternal organizations or entities owned by such an organization. Registered T1 and T2 corporations that generate a portion of their revenue from the sales of goods or services are, however, eligible.
  • Entities that are structured as a holding company.
  • Entities owned by individuals holding political office.
  • Entities that promote violence, incite hatred or discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, culture, region, education, age, or mental or physical disability.