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Are you a business in Mississauga that would like one-on-one business relief guidance and support? Access the Business Advisory Services Program to receive:

  • A FREE 1-hour consultation meeting with a Legal, Accounting, Business Operations, Sales or Digital Marketing Strategies professional to address your unique business needs
  • Guidance related to key Provincial and Federal business relief programs
  • Support available in various languages*
  • Post-consultation resources

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Ontario COVID-19 Worker Income Protection BenefitProvince of OntarioOn April 29, 2021, the Ontario Government amended the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) to require employers to provide employees with up to three days of paid infectious disease emergency leave because of certain reasons related to COVID-19. This entitlement is in addition to employees’ rights to unpaid infectious disease emergency leave. Eligible employers must make their application for reimbursement to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board within 120 days of the date the employer paid the employee, or by July 29, 2023 (whichever is earlier). This program has been extended to March 31, 2023.Government Regulations & Policy, Business Financing & Income SupportGeneralLearn More
Short-Term Compensation Fund for Canadian Audiovisual Productions (STCF)Telefilm CanadaThe Short-Term Compensation Fund for Canadian audiovisual productions (STCF), administered by Telefilm Canada, provides a temporary measure to help minimize the consequences of the lack of insurance coverage for filming interruptions and the abandonment of productions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in the sector of audiovisual production.Business Financing & Income SupportCulture, MediaLearn More
Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)Government of Canada"The Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB) provides $500 per week. To be eligible for CRCB, the following conditions must be met: - Unable to work for at least 50% of the week because they must care for a child under the age of 12 or family member because schools, day-cares or care facilities are closed due to COVID-19 - Because the child or family member is sick and/or required to quarantine or is at high risk of serious health implications because of COVID-19. -The last period for the CRCB is period 84 (May 1 to 7, 2022) which will be open for application until July 6, 2022. "Employment Income SupportGeneralLearn More
Farmer-Processor Connections InitiativeGovernment of Canada, Province of Ontario, Meat and Poultry Ontario, AgSights, EIO SolutionsThe new Farmer-Processor Connections Initiative, led by Meat and Poultry Ontario and AgSights, is designed to connect farmers in need of processing with abattoirs that have additional capacity. This program will help relieve processing capacity challenges and supply chain disruptions, help food processing businesses use their full capacity and help meat and poultry farmers get their products to domestic and international markets faster. Additionally, Meat and Poultry Ontario and EIO Solutions are partnering to develop and implement a full suite of human resources tools to support meat and poultry processing plants in Ontario, with recruitment, retention, training, and policy development. These dedicated and tailormade resources will optimize food safety knowledge and culture in provincially licensed meat plants, while addressing ongoing labour challenges.Workforce Development OpportunitiesAgriculture, Food & BeverageLearn More
Property Assessment CycleProvince of OntarioDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario government has postponed the 2020 Assessment Update. They have indicated that property assessments for the 2022 and 2023 property tax years will continue to be based on the fully phased-in January 1, 2016 current values. This means your property assessment for the 2022 property tax year will be the same as the 2021 tax year, unless there have been changes to your property.Tax & Payment Relief MeasuresGeneralLearn More
Ontario’s Safe Employers Receiving up to $1.5 Billion RebateProvince of OntarioOntario's safe employers are receiving a rebate of up to $1.5 billion as Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) surplus funds are returned for the first time. Government Regulations & Policy, Business Financing & Income SupportGeneralLearn More
Local Lockdown SupportGovernment of CanadaEligible employers subject to capacity-limiting restrictions of 50 per cent or more will receive wage and rent subsidies from 25 per cent up to a maximum of 75 per cent, depending on their degree of revenue loss. The 12-month revenue decline test continues to not be required in order to access this support.Business Financing & Income SupportGeneralLearn More
The Hardest-Hit Business Recovery ProgramGovernment of CanadaThe Hardest-Hit Business Recovery Program provides support through wage and rent subsidies to other businesses that have faced deep losses, with a subsidy rate of up to 50 per cent. Applications are now open.Business Financing & Income SupportGeneralLearn More
The Tourism and Hospitality Recovery FundGovernment of CanadaThe Tourism and Hospitality Recovery Program provides support through wage and rent subsidies to, for example, hotels, tour operators, travel agencies, and restaurants, with a subsidy rate of up to 75 per cent. Applications are now open.Business Financing & Income SupportHospitality, TourismLearn More
New Ontario Business RegistryProvince of OntarioOntario is launching a new Ontario Business Registry on October 19, making it more efficient for businesses and not-for-profit corporations to interact with the Ontario government. Businesses will now be able to complete over 90 transactions through the new online registry, including registering a new business and dissolving an existing one. Registrations or filings that were previously submitted by mail or fax can now be done instantly through the online registry. Along with the launch of the Ontario Business Registry, the Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 will come into force on October 19, which will provide a modern legislative framework for Ontario’s not-for-profit corporations. The legislation will significantly reduce the bureaucratic burden on not-for-profit corporations, moving from paper-based filings to digital services and providing them with enhanced flexibility.Government Regulations & PolicyGeneralLearn More
Hospitality EDGEDestination Toronto, Tourism Mississauga, City of Toronto's Economic Development & Culture department, Tourism Office of the City of BramptonHospitality EDGE offers a collection of free online courses for tourism and hospitality workers to help facilitate the return of hospitality workers as more businesses in the sector prepare for the next stages of recovery. Workers in the hospitality industry – or those looking for new opportunities in the sector – can take advantage of  free online courses for the travel and hospitality community.  These courses are an opportunity to learn new safety protocols, help individuals advance in their careers, and feel more prepared to re-enter the workforce. Workforce Development OpportunitiesHospitality, TourismLearn More
Regional Air Transportation Initiative (RATI)Government of CanadaRegional Air Transportation Initiative (RATI) is a $206-million program that will provide support over two years to eligible regional businesses and airports that directly contribute to regional air transportation. Eligible applicants include; Regional and local air carriers; Regional and local airports; and Businesses, cooperatives, business groups, not-for-profit organizations and public institutions that are part of the regional air transportation ecosystem. Contributions to not-for-profit organizations and Indigenous clients are generally non-repayable. Contributions to for-profit organizations and businesses are generally repayable or conditionally repayable. Program is open for applications through appropriate Regional Development Agency.Business Financing & Income SupportAerospace & Air TransportationLearn More
My Main StreetGovernment of CanadaMy Main Street is a $23.25-million investment by the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario to help drive business to local communities in the aftermath of COVID-19. Targeted non-repayable contributions and programs will be provided across southern Ontario. Applications will open in Fall 2021. Business Financing & Income SupportGeneralLearn More
Business Advisory ServicesCity of MississaugaOne-on-one business relief guidance and support for Mississauga businesses. The program provides:- A free 1-hour consultation meeting with a Legal, Accounting, Business Operations, Sales or Digital Marketing Strategies professional to address your unique business needs- Guidance related to key Provincial and Federal business relief programs- Support available in various languages- Post-consultation resourcesBusiness Development Planning & Advisory ResourcesGeneralStart-Up/ Small or Medium Size BusinessesLearn More
#MississaugaMadeCity of MississaugaMississauga Made is an online initiative inspired to support and promote local Mississauga products, businesses, artists, stories, activities and experiences within our community. The Mississauga Made marketplace is a FREE promotional advertising opportunity for all locally-based businesses. Business Development Planning & Advisory ResourcesGeneralStart-Up/ Small or Medium Size BusinessesLearn More
Digital Main Street MississaugaCity of Mississauga, Government of Canada, Province of Ontario, Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas, Ontario Business Improvement Area AssociationThe Digital Main Street (DMS) program continues to support main street small businesses in Mississauga. Digital Main Street is a program that helps main street businesses achieve their digital transformation goals. This program is built around an online learning platform, structured training programs, and our Digital Service Squad, a team of digital experts who help main street businesses grow and manage their operations through digital tools and technology.Business Development Planning & Advisory ResourcesGeneralStart-Up/ Small or Medium Size BusinessesLearn More
Canada Digital Adoption Program - Boost Your Business TechGovernment of CanadaThis program focuses on helping small and medium-sized businesses accelerate their digital transformation to fuel economic recovery. Through the Boost Your Business Tech stream, eligible businesses will receive:- Grants to help cover the costs of accessing advisory services to develop digital adoption roadmaps as well as technology planning- Access to a network of students to help them with their digital transformation- 0% interest loans from BDC to help finance the implementation of technology adoption plansMore information will be available in the coming weeks.Business Financing & Income Support, Business Development Planning & Advisory ResourcesGeneralStart-Up/ Small or Medium Size BusinessesLearn More
Black Entrepreneurship Loan FundGovernment of CanadaThe Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund is a partnership between the Government of Canada, Black-led business organizations, and several financial institutions. It will provide loans up to $250,000 to Black business owners and entrepreneurs across the country. The Government of Canada has announced that the Loan Fund is accepting loan applications from Black business owners and entrepreneurs through the Federation of African Canadian Economics (FACE).Business Financing & Income SupportGeneralStart-Up/ Small or Medium Size Businesses, Black-Owned Businesses and EntrepreneursLearn More
Museums Assistance ProgramGovernment of CanadaThe Federal government announced $41 million to support heritage organizations across Canada in 2021–22 as they reopen and safely welcome back visitors. The Museums Assistance Program (MAP) will be accessible to a broad range of organizations through a streamlined online application process. It builds on the $53 million provided by the government as part of the COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Heritage Organizations in support to organizations with heritage collections. In addition, the Government of Canada is also investing $23 million over three years to help museums across the country digitize information and collections. This funding will be delivered through a new component of the MAP to support the development of original content such as educational materials, apps or other virtual activities aimed at enhancing the visitor’s experience in person and online.Business Financing & Income SupportTourism, CultureLearn More
Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)Government of CanadaThe Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) provides support to businesses, who have experienced a drop in revenue due to COVID-19. The subsidy enables businesses to re-hire workers, prevent further job loss and ease back into normal operations. The program has been extended to October 23, 2021. The rate of CEWS will gradually decline from claim periods 18 to 20. Applications are now available.Business Financing & Income Support, Employment Income SupportGeneralLearn More
Ontario Together FundProvince of OntarioOntario Together Fund (OTF) provides funding to firms and organizations for projects that support: Ontario's ongoing response to COVID-19 pandemic and/or Ontario’s preparedness for future public health emergencies. OTF focuses on supporting manufacturing and innovation that helps combat COVID-19 and provides goods and services critical to health, safety and security. Types of funding available may include: a conditional grant up to 75% of eligible project costs to a maximum of $2.5M and/or complementary supports and services. Applications are accepted until October 1 2022 at 5 p.m. EST.Business Financing & Income SupportGeneralLearn More
Canada Recovery Sickness BenefitGovernment of CanadaThe Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) CRSB provides $500 per week. Those eligible for the CRSB are:- Are unable to work for at least 50% of the week because they contracted COVID-19- Are self-isolated for reasons related to COVID-19- Have underlying conditions, are undergoing treatments or have contracted other sicknesses that, in the opinion of a medical practitioner, nurse practitioner, person in authority, government or public health authority, would make them more susceptible to COVID-19.If you are eligible, you can only apply for open CRSB periods, up to 60 days after each period has ended. The last period for the CRSB is period 84 (May 1 to 7, 2022) which will be open for application until July 6, 2022.Employment Income SupportGeneralLearn More
Unison Benevolent Fund's COVID-19 Relief ProgramUnison, Province of OntarioThe Ontario government is providing the Unison Benevolent Fund with a grant of up to $2 million to support individual musicians and music industry workers. In response to COVID-19, Unison works to provide support to professional musicians. Unison Benevolent Fund's COVID-19 Relief Program provides direct emergency financial assistance to members of the industry to cover necessary costs.Business Financing & Income Support, Employment Income SupportCulture, MediaLearn More
Temporary Doubling of the Employer Health Tax ExemptionProvince of OntarioThe 2020 Budget announced the Ontario government's proposal to make the 2020 tax year Employer Health Tax (EHT) exemption increase from $490,000 to $1 million permanent. Along with doubling the exemption, the instalment threshold would also be doubled from $600,000 to $1.2 million starting with the 2021 tax year. The proposal was passed by the Legislature and is now law.Tax & Payment Relief MeasuresGeneralLearn More
Temporary Outdoor BusinessesCity of MississaugaA temporary use by-law to permit outdoor retail sales and display and outdoor recreational and entertainment establishments was passed by Council on December 9, 2020. This initiative allows certain businesses and charitable ventures to operate outdoors in a safe and responsible manner until December 31, 2023. Temporary outdoor businesses must follow Ontario’s COVID-19 restrictions and the Region of Peel’s public health measures.Government Regulations & PolicyGeneralLearn More
Ontario Supporting Home-Based Food Businesses During COVID-19Province of OntarioThe Ontario government has introduced a guide on how to start a home-based food business, which includes an overview of public health requirements that need to be followed as a food operator. To further support these entrepreneurs, the government has also made regulatory changes to allow more flexibility to sell low-risk, home-prepared foods. See link for more information, including Ontario's guide on how to start a home-based food business.Government Regulations & Policy, Business Development Planning & Advisory ResourcesFood & BeverageStart-Up/ Small or Medium Size BusinessesLearn More
Second CareerProvince of OntarioThe Ontario government is increasing financial supports available and simplifying the application process for individuals applying to the Second Career program. As the province’s economy begins to reopen, these changes will make it easier for laid-off and unemployed workers to pursue training and start new and better careers. Second Career funding helps laid-off, unemployed workers pay for the tuition of training programs of 52 weeks duration or less, including eligible university and college courses, micro-credential programs and other vocational training programs. The maximum funding support that a Second Career client can receive to help pay for their education and living expenses is $28,000.Workforce Development OpportunitiesInformation Communications and Technology, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, HealthcareLearn More
Liquor Reforms to Support BusinessesProvince of OntarioThe Government of Ontario has amended a number of regulations that affect the liquor industry, including making the allowance for liquor takeout and delivery with food from eligible liquor licensed establishments permanent. See link for more details on this change and other liquor reforms to support businesses. Government Regulations & PolicyFood & Beverage, HospitalityLearn More
CPA Small Business Financial Literacy Tool KitChartered Professional Acccounts of CanadaSupported by Government of Ontario funding, the CPA Canada Financial Literacy Program has put together resources to help you manage the finances of your small business and provide you with the tools you need because of the pandemic.Business Development Planning & Advisory ResourcesGeneralStart-Up/ Small or Medium Size BusinessesLearn More
Ontario OnwardsProvince of OntarioThe Ontario government released Ontario Onwards: Ontario's COVID-19 Action Plan for a People-Focused Government, an action plan to make government services simpler, easier to use, and more convenient and accessible during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. The plan includes 30 projects, where some key initiaitives to support businesses include: - Reducing red tape and simplifying policies while protecting public health and safety, such as reducing barriers to development and construction approval by allowing a digital application process to get shovels in the ground faster on transit and housing projects - Improving government purchasing by leveraging the combined bulk-buying power of the province, while taking advantage of the world-class capabilities of local Ontario businesses, to transform how the government purchases goods and services, so the province can have the supplies it needs. More details about each of the projects are included in the Action Plan and will be announced in the coming weeks and months.Government Regulations & PolicyGeneralLearn More
CanExportGovernment of CanadaThe Federal government revamped CanExport program, which will provide Canadian businesses—including women and Indigenous entrepreneurs—with up to $75,000 in funding to expand their e-commerce presence, attend virtual trade shows, and navigate COVID-19-related trade barriers.Business Financing & Income SupportGeneralStart-Up/ Small or Medium Size Businesses, Indigenous-Owned Businesses and Entrepreneurs, Women-Owned Businesses and EntrepreneursLearn More
CyberSecure Certification to Help Protect Businesses from Cyber AttacksGovernment of CanadaCyberSecure Canada is officially launching a web portal to help organizations obtain cyber certification. Canada’s cyber security certification program helps small and medium-sized organizations assess, plan and implement cyber security practices to guard against cyber attacks, protecting their business, their clients and their partners. By obtaining CyberSecure certification, Canadian organizations will: - Protect their data and cyber activities; - Increase supply chain trust and confidence among suppliers, customers and investors; - Establish valued relationships with their partners and consumers, who will know steps have been taken to mitigate risks; and - Increase their competitive advantage.Business Development Planning & Advisory ResourcesGeneralStart-Up/ Small or Medium Size BusinessesLearn More
Helping Agri-Food Businesses with Canada Brand Digital Marketing During COVID-19Government of CanadaThe Government of Canada will refresh the Canada Brand platform to ensure industry and partners have access to new graphics and tools optimized for today’s digital platforms. The refresh will also enable them to reach more consumers and enhance virtual connections with international buyers, and will include a modernized look, signature, messaging, and suite of digital-first marketing products for the Canada Brand. The Canada Brand program is open to Canadian entities that have a role in producing, promoting or supporting Canadian agriculture, food and seafood products. It currently includes branding and graphics material, photography for use in marketing and promotional materials, Canadian content statements, messaging on Canada’s advantages and promotion at Canada Pavilions for international trade shows.Business Development Planning & Advisory ResourcesFood & Beverage, AgricultureLearn More
Basic Needs GrantBehind the Scenes FoundationGrants to entertainment technology professionals in emergency situations due to serious illness, injury or death. Grants may be used for medical care and basic living expenses including rent, mortgage, utilties, transportation and childcare. Business Financing & Income Support, Employment Income SupportCulture, MediaLearn More
Emergency Survival Fund for LGBTQ2S Artists, Performers, Tip-Based Workers and Glad DayGlad Day LitAdministered by Glad Day Bookshop in Toronto, this fund will help cover emergency aid and paid work for LGBTQ2S artists, performers and tip-based workers. Business Financing & Income Support, Employment Income SupportCulture, Media, HospitalityLGBTQ2SLearn More
#CanadaPerforms Concert Streaming OpportunityNational Arts CentreThe National Arts Centre and Facebook Canada have teamed up to launch #CanadaPerforms streaming concerts. Canadian performing artists (including musicians, comedians, dancers, singers, theatre artists, and ensembles of less than 10 people) can apply by email.Business Development Planning & Advisory ResourcesCulture, MediaLearn More
Emergency Financial Assistance to Canada's Entertainment Industry due to COVID-19The AFCShort-term emergency financial assistance to Canadian entertainment professionals. Business Financing & Income Support, Employment Income SupportCulture, MediaLearn More
Infectious Disease Emergency LeaveProvince of OntarioThe Province has enacted a new regulatory amendment that will put non-unionized employees on Infectious Disease Emergency Leave during the COVID-19 outbreak any time their hours of work are temporarily reduced by their employer due to COVID-19. This will ensure businesses aren't forced to terminate employees after their ESA temporary layoff periods have expired. Under the new regulatory change to the Employment Standards Act, non-unionized employees who have had their hours reduced or eliminated because of the pandemic will be deemed to be on Infectious Disease Emergency Leave. Workers will remain employed with legal protections and be eligible for federal emergency income support programs.Government Regulations & PolicyGeneralLearn More
Recovery Activation ProgramToronto Region Board of TradeThe Recovery Activation Program (RAP) is an online workshop program that connects businesses with industry experts for guidance, mentorship and practical advice about process modernization and end-to-end digital transformation. It is completely free for businesses and supports firms of any size across Ontario. Program is accepting applications.Business Development Planning & Advisory ResourcesGeneralLearn More
Agriculture and Food Business Solutions FundFarm Credit CanadaA $100 million fund to support agribusiness and agri-food sector companies through unexpected business disruptions, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund is set up to support a wide range of enterprises, including companies involved in primary production, agri-tech, manufacturing, packaging and distribution. The fund will provide companies with innovative solutions such as convertible debt investments and other flexible financing solutions. Applications will be assessed individually on their merit, and will be supported to a maximum of $10 million. To qualify, companies need to demonstrate an impact from an unexpected business disruption, such as the loss of a key supplier, temporary loss of a facility or permanent loss of critical staff or leadership. Business Financing & Income SupportFood & Beverage, Manufacturing, AgricultureLearn More
Loans for Tools Program - Loan ForgivenessProvince of OntarioThe Province forgiving more than $10 million in outstanding loans owed by apprentices for tool purchases made at the beginning of their careers through the Loans for Tools Program. The Loans for Tools Program allowed thousands of new apprentices to buy tools, equipment, clothing, manuals and code books required for their trade. About 19,000 apprentices who participated in the program owed, on average, $495.Workforce Development Opportunities, Tax & Payment Relief MeasuresMotive Power, Construction, ManufacturingLearn More
Hospitality Training Action CentreProvince of Ontario, UNITE HERE Local 75The Province is investing nearly $2 million to open a Virtual Action Centre in partnership with UNITE HERE Local 75. This virtual job training resource will provide up to 7,000 unemployed workers in the hospitality sector with access to a wide range of services and supports online and over the phone, including:- Stress management and mental health resources through video conferencing;- Immediate health and safety online training for workers who return to work at designated quarantined sites;- Technical skills online training;- Online training to upgrade English language and digital skills;- Peer group facilitation and employment preparation through videoconferencing. - Stress management and mental health resources through video conferencing; - Immediate health and safety online training for workers who return to work at designated quarantined sites; - Technical skills online training; - Online training to upgrade English language and digital skills; - Peer group facilitation and employment preparation through videoconferencing.Workforce Development OpportunitiesHospitality, TourismLearn More
COVID-19 Legislative Changes Allow Corporations to Operate Virtually and ElectronicallyProvince of OntarioIn response to COVID-19, temporary and permanent legislative amendments have been made to help corporations continue to function while still adhering to physical distancing guidelines and legal requirements. The Province is permitting Ontario corporations to conduct virtual meetings and to defer certain annual meetings in specified circumstances and is allowing the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services to accept copies of documents, electronic signatures on documents, and electronic filing of documents. Government Regulations & PolicyGeneralLearn More
Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF)Canada Development Investment Corporation, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada and the Department of FinanceThis program will provide bridge financing to Canada’s largest employers, whose needs during the pandemic are not being met through conventional financing, in order to keep their operations going. The program will be open to large for-profit businesses – with the exception of those in the financial sector – as well as certain not-for-profit businesses, such as airports, with annual revenues generally in the order of $300 million or higher. To qualify for support, eligible businesses must be seeking financing of about $60 million or more, have significant operations or workforce in Canada, and not be involved in active insolvency proceedings. Broader sectoral dynamics for LEEFF applicants will be considered through processes led by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. Applications for this financing are now open.Business Financing & Income SupportGeneralLearn More
Working Capital FinancingBusiness Development Bank of CanadaThe BDC COVID-19 Working Capital loan provides loans between $100,000 and $2 million with a 24-month term and 12-month principal postponement. Reduced rates on new eligible loans are available during this difficult time.Business Financing & Income SupportGeneralLearn More
Renew Commercial Vehicle Operators Registration (CVOR) CertificateOntario Ministry of TransportationCommercial vehicle drivers can now renew their CVOR certificate online in 15 minutes or less. Government Regulations & PolicyGeneralLearn More
COVID-19: Tackling the BarriersProvince of OntarioBusinesses working to retool their operations to produce health-related products, or those that want to continue their operations in this new environment of physical distancing, can submit any potential roadblocks to the website.Government Regulations & Policy, Business Development Planning & Advisory ResourcesGeneralLearn More
Employment Standards Amendment Act (Infectious Disease Emergencies), 2020Province of OntarioThe Employment Standards Act provides for two infectious disease emergency leaves relating to COVID-19. One leave is unpaid and one leave is paid. Employees may be eligible for up to three days of paid infectious disease emergency leave until July 31, 2022. There is no specified limit to the number of days an employee can be on unpaid infectious disease emergency leave.Government Regulations & PolicyGeneralLearn More
BDC Continuity Plan and Templates for EntrepreneursBusiness Development Bank of CanadaContains themed templates that can be used by businesses to develop contingency plans for dealing with emergency situations. Templates include but not limited to, identifying essential services, key customers, critical suppliers and action plan for maintaining essential services.Business Development Planning & Advisory ResourcesGeneralStart-Up/ Small or Medium Size BusinessesLearn More
COVID-19 Implications for Canada and the Economic ImpactConference Board of CanadaA go-to resource for insights and analysis on COVID-19 to include updates, data, forecasts, research on the growing spread of coronavirus, and useful tools that will help you and your organization navigate these challenging times. All resources listed on this page are free.Business Development Planning & Advisory ResourcesGeneralLearn More

Government of Canada - COVID-19 Business Relief Portal

The Government of Canada is also offering a Relief Portal aimed at supporting businesses. Find COVID-19 support and other programs and services related to your business.

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