Employment Insurance and Labour and Occupational Health and Safety

Export Development Canada

National Research Council of Canada – Innovation Assistance Program

Retail Council of Canada – COVID-19 digital media trends every retailer should know

Stats Canada – Impacts of COVID-19 on Canadians


Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation & Trade

Ministry of Health

Jennifer French, MPP, Oshawa – Letter of Support

Ontario Energy Board – Scam Alert

ON Regional EcDev – Top 10 Impacts on EcDev

Tourism Toronto
Understanding & Accessing COVID-19 Government Support For Businesses Webinar

Alliston BIA – Hop Online Campaign
Barrhaven BIA – Business Insurance in the COVID-19 Context Webinar Notes

Barrie BIA

Barton Village BIA – Landlord Rent Relief Sample Letter

Downtown Belleville BIA

Burlington Downtown BIA – 7 Ways to Support Local
ByWard Market BIA fears bleak post-pandemic future
Downtown Guelph BIA –
#SaySomethingNice Contest
Kemptville BIA –
BIA Safety & Security
London BIA

North Bay BIA

Oakville BIA – Promoting Your Business During COVID-19
OCOBIA – Letter to the Honourable Catherine McKenna
Oshawa BIA – COVID-19 Board Meeting Procedures
Sudbury BIA

Waterfront District (Thunder Bay)

Windsor BIA – Tips, Tools & Tricks

City of Collingwood –
Navigating COVID-19 Support to Businesses
Durham Region – COVID-19 Response
Hamilton Business Centre – Resources for Small Businesses
Kingston Economic Development Corporation – Go Digital
City of Mississauga – Online Business Webinars
Niagara Region – Results of COVID-19 Impact Survey
City of Oakville – Oakville Economic Task Force
City of Toronto – COVID-19 Business Survey

  • – A new donation platform is allowing community members to donate to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

St. Catharines Economic Development – COVID-19 Resources for Businesses

Canadian Chamber of Commerce  – 
Pandemic Preparedness for Business
Hamilton Chamber of Commerce – COVID-19 Resources
Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Scugog Chamber of CommerceSecurity Tips for Closed Businesses

Access Now – Access From Home
Advantix Digital – Digital Marketing Resources to Help Small and Medium Businesses Weather COVID-19 – Covid-19 Canadian Aid and Benefits Information

Canadian Federation of Independent Business

Canadian Urban Institute – Bring Back Main Street
Carleton University – Benefit Information
Colliers International –Rent Relief Tips
Corktown Residents & Business Association –
Survey Results
Destination Development Association – Dealing With the Coronavirus Slide Deck
eBay – Up & Running
Grant Thorton –
Guiding Businesses Through Coronavirus
Help For My RestaurantWebsite Link
Heritage Canada

Hogg, Shain & Scheck – COVID-19 Tax Update
Imagine Canada

International Economic Development Council
Economic Development Preparedness as it Relates to COIVD-19 – IEDC Survey
COVID-19 Webinar Notes
Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction – Small Business Support
iRover – Community Volunteers Delivering Take-Out
Kingston Digital Service Squad –
Free Tools for Small Business Owners
Industry Update
Medium –
9 things Canadian Governments Can Do to Avoid a “Social Distancing” Economic Tragedy
Network of Municipal Event Planners – Results of COVID-19 Impact Survey
Retail Council of Canada

Rick Hansen Foundation – Useful Resources for Persons with Disabilities – Petition for non-debt solutions for small businesses
Stella Artois –Rally for Restaurants
Working From Home

Tony Chapman

Toronto Region Board of Trade – Support & Resources for Businesses
Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO)

UrbanLogiq – Webinar Recording
Various Regina, SK Organizations –
Business Resilience Webinar, April 14
WeirFoulds LLP –
COVID-19 Legal Issues For Businesses
World Health Organization COVID-19 –
Business and Employees

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services


@ladyleahevents – How to Help the Events Industry
13 Ways – Leadership in Times of Crisis
Dover Rocks Box – Dover Rocks Box
Restore Your Economy – Leadership in Times of Crisis
Save HospitalityWebsite Link


blogTO – Creative Ways of Supporting Local Businesses
CTVIncrease in Support for Small Business
Facebook for Business – Facebook Small Business Grants Program
Financial Post –Shopify expands capital lending program to help Canadian merchants weather COVID-19
Globe & Mail – 
Cities Face Massive Financial Shortfalls
Google for Business
Ad Credits for small- and medium-sized businesses
The Guardian – Lithuanian Open Air Cafe – 
To Save Our Main Streets, Shore Up the Front Line
Municipal World

Ottawa Citizen

Retail Insider

Toronto Sun – Small business in desperate need of financial relief

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre – 
List of Known COVID-19 Scams
Ottawa Police – Safety Checklist for Businesses
Halton Police – Business Notice
Thunder Bay Police – Crime Prevention Tips for Businesses
Toronto Police – Crime Prevention Tips for Businesses

Bank of Montreal – 
How to Avoid the Coronavirus Phishing Scam
BC Economic Development Association

Business Development Bank of Canada



CBC – Rent relief key to restarting economy…

Enigma Research – Return to Live Events Survey Results

Leger – COVID-19 Survey Results – UPDATED AS OF MAY 12

Retail Insider – Belleville Launches Ecommerce Marketplace…

Rural Oxford – E-Business Grant Program

Stingray – Stimulus Plan

TABIA – Rent Relief Survey Results


World Travel & Tourism Council – Global Standard Protocols

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