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Resources for Businesses

There are a number of resources that Local Businesses can access to help them throughout COVID-19
Click on one of the many resources below to find out more program information.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
Click HERE to visit the Federal Government's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan for Businesses. 

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Calculator

PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT
Click HERE to visit the Provincial Government's COVID-19 Support for Businesses Page.

June 27, 2020 Press Release: Ontario Extends Emergency Orders to July 10th
June 19, 2020 Press Release: Ontario Supporting Indigenous-Owned Businesses during COVID-19
June 17, 2020 Press Release: Canada and Ontario Support Beef and Hog Farmers During COVID-19
June 17, 2020 Press Release: Ontario Support's Ontario's Beverage Alcohol Sector during COVID-19
June 11, 2020 Press Release: Ontario and Canada Helping Small Businesses Go Digital
June 6, 2020 Press Release: Ontario Extends Emergency Orders to Support Its Reopening Efforts
May 22, 2020 Press Release: Ontario Helps People Impacted by COVID-19 get back to Work
May 22, 202 Press Release: Ontario makes it easier to Conduct Business during COVID-19
May 14, 2020 Press Release: Ontario Announces Additional Workplaces that Can Open
April 27, 2020 Press Release: Provincial Government Unveils Guiding Principles to re-open the Province
April 30, 2020 Press Release: Provincial Government releases Health and Safety Guidelines for Workplaces

Reopening Ontario after COVID-19

Workplace Safety Guidelines & Posters (For all Sectors)

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)

NEMI PPE Suppliers List

Ontario PPE Suppliers List

Canada PPE Marketplace Exchange

Canada PPE Supply Hub

Rapid Response Plan (RPP Canada)

Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing

HYDRO ONE PANDEMIC RELIEF FUND
Hydro One has created a Pandemic Relief Fund for families, individuals and small businesses who are struggling to pay their electricity bills during COVID-19. For more information, please contact the Customer Care Centre at: 1-888-664-9376. Hours are: Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. AND Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Or visit their website, by clicking HERE. 

Other Resources for Businesses

Business Development Canada 

Business Re-Opening Tool Kit

Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Canadian Federation of Independent Business

Checklist for Re-Opening: Ontario Restaurant, Motel & Hotel Association

Digital Main Street

Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Retail Council of Canada

Sudbury Chamber of Commerce


Tourism-Related Resources

Destination Canada- COVID-19 Updates on Tourism Industry 

Tourism Industry Association of Ontario 

Destination North/Tourism Excellence North ADAPT 2020 Webinar Series

Tourism Excellence North- COVID-19 Sector-Specific Resources

Boating Ontario 
Marina Life While Respecting Social Distancing (PDF Presentation)
Social Distancing Guidelines Marina Staff/Operators (PDF)
Social Distancing Guidelines for Boaters/Guests (PDF)

Destination Manitoulin Island