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COVID Tourism Response Fund

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COVID Tourism Response Fund
Deadline to Apply is January 31, 2021


Financial Assistance for the Tourism Industry in their fight to stop the spread of COVID.

Regional Tourism Organization 7, in collaboration with Grey County, Simcoe County, the City of Barrie and the City of Orillia, continue to administer non-repayable financial support ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 to tourism SMEs in Grey and Simcoe counties and the cities of Barrie and Orillia. Read More “COVID Tourism Response Fund”

4 Small Business Trends To Watch For In 2021

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December 18, 2020 Caroline Ventézou. As per Yellow Pages for Business

The New Normal? Business leaders aren’t sure exactly how to define that yet because a more fitting term would be The Latest Normal or the New for Now Normal.

Whatever the case, small and medium-sized businesses Read More “4 Small Business Trends To Watch For In 2021”

Reducing close contacts to avoid transmission of COVID-19

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Nov 24, 2020

Maintaining strict social and household bubbles has proven to reduce the risk of virus transmission in our personal lives. Similar practices could also reduce the risk in our workplaces, especially now as infection rates rise in many locales.

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4 ways to prevent a COVID-flu “twindemic” in your workplace

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4 ways to prevent a COVID-flu “twindemic” in your workplaceThe pitch: two invisible threats simultaneously infiltrate local communities. Unsuspecting residents spread disease as they go about their daily business. Everybody is at risk; nobody is immune. While this sounds like it could be a horror movie, it’s actually a worst-case scenario if seasonal influenza (flu) […]

Keeping Ontario Safe & Open

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Building Your Safety Plan Webinars: The Ontario government unveiled a new five-tiered, colour-coded system to help inform and regulate public health decisions related to the COVID-19 pandemic – Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework. On November 19, 2020 the Ministry of Labour Training and Skills Development (MLTSD), announced it would carry out a series of […]

9 Ways To Power Up Your JHSC Against COVID-19

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9 ways to power up your JHSC against COVID-19 Regardless of what stage your workplace is in – from an essential operation that never closed to a business that’s just re-opened – your joint health and safety committee (JHSC) may be your strongest workplace ally in mounting a defence against COVID-19. “Workplaces today may be […]

8 Ways For Employers to “Take Every Reasonable Precaution” During a Pandemic

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8 ways for employers to “take every reasonable precaution” during a pandemic Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act says that employers and supervisors should “take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a worker.” This is known as the general duty clause, but what it means in an uncertain period such as […]

COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program for Small Business (CEAP-SB)

The Government of Ontario is making $8 million available to support small business and registered charities who are struggling to pay their energy bills as a result of COVID-19 The Government of Ontario is making $8 million available to support small business and registered charities who are struggling to pay their energy bills as a […]

Small Business: COVID-19 Questions & Answers

Small Business: COVID-19 Questions & Answers: If your small business is struggling with all the information regarding COVID-19 out there, here are some things you should know. Businesses have been given the green light to reopen and are working hard to adapt their operations to the new normal. “One of the challenges,” says WSPS Regional […]

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