Recovery Activation Program

The Recovery Activation Program (RAP) is an immersive online workshop program that connects businesses with industry experts for guidance, mentorship and practical advice about process modernization and end-to-end digital transformation. Part of the Toronto Region Board of Trade’s Reimagining Recovery Framework, RAP is completely free for businesses and supports firms of any size across Ontario. […]

Resources to prevent COVID-19 in the workplace

Ontario released safety guidelines to protect workers, customers and the general public from COVID-19 as it prepares for a gradual reopening of the provincial economy. You can find sector-specific guidelines and posters to help protect workers, customers and the general public from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ontario here.

Detailed list of Stage 1 Openings

Yesterday our government announced details of stage one of A Framework to Reopen Our Province, which will begin on May 19th, provided that public health metrics continue to trend in a positive direction. Workplaces and services that may reopen in stage one are well-positioned to adopt workplace safety measures and get more people back to […]

A Framework for Reopening our Province: Stage 1

Ontario is planning for the next phase of responding to the coronavirus (COVID‑19) outbreak – reopening our province. As a first step, Ontario has developed a framework to guide our approach. This framework outlines the method and principles we will use to reopen businesses, services and public spaces to responsibly lead Ontario’s economy back to […]

RT07’s Operations Implementation Program

The Operations Implementation Program (OIP) is designed to assist stakeholders in BruceGreySimcoe with social media marketing to promote their operations as part of RTO7’s COVID-19 Business Recovery Plan 2020/2021. Examples of eligible operational expenses that can be used to leverage marketing funds include property taxes, mortgage costs, insurance, inventory purchases, etc. LEARN MORE >

Municipal Task Force: Business Support and Recovery

On March 26, 2020 the Economic Development Corporation held the first economic recovery task force meeting with the objective to support business recovery.  In addition to the Manufacturing Recovery Fund, the Municipal Task Force is working with local businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic and are developing measures to help the local economy recover moving forward. […]

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 the pandemic.  Cher will support any business owner who is struggling with mindset or strategy. NO STRINGS – NO COST “If you are an entrepreneur struggling with mindset or strategy challenges during this pandemic, I am […]

Doug Griffiths: Leadership in Times of Crisis

This document has been prepared as a source of guidance and support for communities facing an emergency that affords limited time and capacity to prepare and react. This advice has been specifically created for community and municipal leaders, especially those in smaller communities where capacity, expertise, and time may be limiting factors. This document is […]

EDCNS Manufacturing Business Recovery Fund

North Simcoe manufacturers have the ability to apply to the EDCNS fund for quick turn-around financial assistance to respond to the government call for healthcare products to be developed in response to COVID-19. To determine eligibility, please fill out and submit this form. Alternatively, you can download the pdf version and email it to Sharon […]