COVID-19 Resources for Businesses
- Temporary Patio Program
- Community Improvement Plan Grant
- Development Rebate Building Permit Fee Program
- Not-for-profit/Charitable Organizations Program
The RRRF helps businesses and organizations continue their operations, including paying their employees. It will also help support projects by businesses, organizations and communities to prepare now for a successful recovery
Find sector specific guidelines and posters to help protect workers, customers and the general public from COVID-19 in Ontario.
A summary of resources available to business owners (financial resources, information sheets, etc.)
Support for Individuals, Businesses, Sectors, Organizations helping Canadians and Provinces/Territories
As a Canadian employer who has seen a drop-in revenue due to COVID-19, you may be eligible for a subsidy to cover part of your employee wages, retroactive to March 15.
Work-Sharing (WS) is a program that helps employers and employees avoid layoffs when there is a temporary decrease in business activity beyond the control of the employer. The program provides Employment Insurance (EI) benefits to eligible employees who agree to reduce their normal working hours and share the available work while their employer recovers
Remission is granted of the customs duties paid or payable under the Customs Tariff in respect of goods classified under any of the tariff item Nos. in the list of tariff items set out in the schedule to this Order.
CEBA is intended to support businesses by providing financing for their expenses that cannot be avoided or deferred as they take steps to safely navigate a period of shutdown, thereby helping to position businesses for successful relaunch when the economy reopens.
This guarantee to your financial institution is specifically for new operating lines of credit or new term loans to sustain operations in response to COVID-19.
The financing will be used solely to support operational cashflow requirements
Each Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) eligibility period is a specific 2-week period. When you apply, you will receive a $1,000 ($900 after taxes withheld) payment for the period that you applied for.
(CRSB) gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are unable to work because they are sick or need to self-isolate due to COVID-19, or have an underlying health condition that puts them at greater risk of getting COVID-19
(CRCB) gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are unable to work because they must care for their child under 12 years old or a family member who needs supervised care. This applies if their school, regular program or facility is closed or unavailable to them due to COVID-19, or because they are sick, self-isolating, or at risk of serious health complications due to COVID-19