Emergency Wage Subsidy program for businesses: The wage subsidy would apply at a rate of 75 per cent of the first $58,700 normally earned by employees – representing a benefit of up to $847 per week. The program would be in place for a 12-week period, from March 15 to June 6, 2020. Eligible employers […]
Area Partners Launch Donation Campaign For Urgently Needed PPE And Supplies For Local Health Care Providers Municipal and health partners in Simcoe and Muskoka, including the County of Simcoe, the District of Muskoka, and the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, are working together to launch a donation campaign for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and critical […]
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All Outdoor Recreational Amenities across Province Now Closed TORONTO — In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and keep people home, the Government of Ontario has extended the Declaration of Emergency and associated emergency measures, including the closure of non-essential workplaces and restrictions on social gatherings. In addition, Ontario is issuing a new […]
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Free Tools, Resources, and Financial Help for Business Owners Hit by Covid-19 A growing number of companies are offering their online tools, classes, and resources at no cost in response to the impact on small-business owners from the coronavirus. Ad credits and grants Telecom giant Verizon is donating $2.5 million to nonprofit Local Initiatives Support […]
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Coronavirus: Ontario’s list of essential workplaces and services The Government of Ontario released the list of essential workplaces and services on Monday night. Premier Doug Ford announced on Monday afternoon the shutdown of all non-essential services across the province in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Ford has ordered that all non-essential businesses shut their […]