Here at the Chamber, we have been following the recent developments regarding the COVID-19 corona virus very closely.
The safety and well-being of our members and community are of the utmost importance to us. Please find below are some helpful information for small businesses.
Support for Businesses
The federal government is set to announce a massive aid package worth more than $25 billion to help Canadians and businesses get through the COVID-19 crisis - CBC NEWS
We will get more detail tomorrow.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced Friday that the $10 billion credit facility to lend money to businesses under stress as a result of the spreading COVID-19 pandemic.
Morneau said the money will flow to the Business Development Bank of Canada and Export Development Canada, both Crown-owned entities, to help companies access cash at a time when COVID-19 is dramatically affecting the functioning of the economy.
COVID-19 PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS TOOL KIT FOR ONTARIO BUSINESSES
As the situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve, it is critical that businesses are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and resources to respond to protect public health and ensure the continued essential operations of their businesses.
Please find attached is a Toolkit by The Ontario Chamber of Commerce team, in collaboration with Hicks Morley to help support businesses be prepared for any human-resources or operational-related disruptions.
It is important that we all remain informed about the corona virus (COVID-19). Please take the time to review advice from these organizations about what you need to know, which areas are affected and the steps you should be taking to protect yourself and others.
Toronto Public Health