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WOCFDCA COVID-19 Resource Newsletter

By March 24, 2020 No Comments


In a time of uncertainty, precautionary measures help us to minimize the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). But self-quarantine and social distancing may demand a shift in your company’s working culture, imposing unforeseen gaps in workflow and revenue.

Community Futures office across the Western Region want to make sure that our business community has the most reliable information possible to help them through this time. From financial support to how to manage working from home and keeping staff safe.

Below is a list of resources that can assist you in finding answers to all/or most of your questions. This Newsletter will be updated frequently to keep everyone updated and informed.

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Learn how the Ministry of Health is keeping Ontarians safe during the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak.

Ontario Ministry of Health


Resources for Canadian Businesses

Small and medium-sized businesses are the backbone of the Canadian economy. During this extraordinary time, the Government of Canada is taking strong action to help Canadian businesses as COVID-19 is affecting them, their employees and their families.

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadian Small Business

The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

FedDev – COVID-19 We Are Taking Action

Canada’s Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) are one of the key platforms for economic development in Canada and help to address key economic challenges by providing regionally tailored programs, services, knowledge and expertise.
FedDev Ontario is closely monitoring the COVID-19 global challenge and the potential impact it could have on business and workers, as well as the broader economy.

COVID-19 Small Business Help

With the emergence of COVID-19, our primary concern at CFIB is keeping you, your employees and your business safe. We will provide you with expert advice to guide you through this difficult time, as well as templates and policies that prevent viral transmission in the workplace. We will also continue putting pressure on governments to give your business greater relief—including direct income support.