Business Support & Recovery 2020

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EDCNS is committed to supporting North Simcoe businesses during this difficult and uncertain time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many businesses in North Simcoe are experiencing unique changes to their everyday operations, employee retention and requirement needs, and restrictions to cash flow availability. We are pleased to provide a comprehensive list of articles and resources that can assist businesses in navigating these difficult times and build a recovery plan as the economy moves towards returning to normalcy.

 

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BREAKING NEWS
BUSINESS RECOVERY
FEDERAL SUPPORT
PROVINCIAL SUPPORT
MUNICIPAL SUPPORT
WEBINARS
SURVEYS & FORMS

For Town of Midland updates related to COVID-19, please visit: midland.ca and Engaging Midland
For Town of Penetanguishene updates related to COVID-19, please visit: penetanguishene.ca
For Township of Tay updates related to COVID-19, please visit: tay.ca
For Township of Tiny updates related to COVID-19, please visit: tiny.ca
Additional questions about what government funding programs your business may be eligible for, email: info@edcns.ca

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If your business is operating under COVID-19, please let us know so that we can include you to local listings.

WE NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU!

What issues will impact your company or sector as Canada begins to re-open?

What kind of public guidance will you require from governments?

What kind of guidance will you require from businesses?

Let us know in the comment box. Your insights and needs will inform EDCNS discussions with business providers and governments as we re-open the economy over the coming months.

Has your business pivoted? Please share your story.

BREAKING NEWS
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BUSINESS RECOVERY

Recovery Activation Program

The Recovery Activation Program (RAP) is an immersive online workshop program that connects businesses with industry experts for guidance,...

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Business Coaching Available

Thank you to Cher Cunningham, Leadership Confidence Coach and member of the Midland Town Council, who has graciously offered her expertise during...

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FEDERAL SUPPORT
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PROVINCIAL SUPPORT

Ontario Together Fund

The Ontario government has $50 million to support submissions that can be acted on immediately. You may be eligible for the Ontario Together Fund if...

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MUNICIPAL SUPPORT
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WEBINARS

Get digital: Upping your e-commerce game

COVID-19 has changed everything, including how to sell online. Export Development Canada's (EDC) webinar explains new ways to boost your digital presence and acquire new customers.

The companies that are most successful in our post-COVID world will be those that adopt a strong online presence, early and fast. Yet while there are 143,000 small and medium sized retail businesses in Canada, only 17% are selling online today. It’s time for more companies to catch up to their online competitors, or get left behind.

When: Thu July 9 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Ask an Expert: Legal Advice on What Businesses Can Do to Survive the Crisis

Join legal experts and learn how to best respond to and manage the many challenges that threaten your business in these unprecedented times.

The panel will cut to the chase on the most valuable “need to know” information and provide you with invaluable takeaways that will help you get through this as best as possible, given your situation.

When: Thu July 9 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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SURVEYS & FORMS

Agritourism Toolkit

Tourism Simcoe County would like to create a toolkit for people who are interested in diversifying their existing agri-business or partnering with a...

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