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In order to keep our businesses informed about the ongoing changes with the COVID-19 virus, we are posting links to  help and support services as they become available.  Please see below for the links we currently have:

Lockdown 2020 - 2021

Businesses permitted to Open

Province-wide Shutdown

COVID-19 Screening Tool


Best Practices for Re-opening:

Coming Back to Work after COVID-19



Unemployment Insurance (for Employees) - see graphic

Employee Guide to Employment Insurance

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (effective March 25, 2020)

  • Laid off due to Work Closures

  • Laid off and Ineligible for EI

  • Self-Quarantined - Unable to Work

  • Self-Quarantined - Ineligible for EI

  • Unable to Work due to School Closures

Unemployment Insurance (for Employers) 

Government of Canada

Business Development Bank (financing)

Export Development Canada (Global Supply)



Province of Ontario: Responding to COVID-19     NEW

Ontario Ministry of Health

Southwestern Public Health 

Ontario Human Rights Commission   

Steps to Justice (Community Legal Education Ontario)

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services

Ministry of Education

External Links:

Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)

Canada Chamber of Commerce

Federation of Canadian Municipalities

World Health Organization

Retail Council of Canada

Canadian Agriculture Human Resource Council

Conference Board of Canada


Tourism Industry Association of Ontario



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Employment Insurance for Employees
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