The Ontario Government is celebrating International Small Business Week with the launch of the “Shop Local! Shop Safe! Shop with Confidence!” campaign, encouraging Ontarians to support their local small businesses and to shop safely while doing so.
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has recently conducted a survey that revealed that while half of small businesses are now completely open, less than 20 percent are earning their usual income for this time of the year.
Many provincial governments are slowly relaxing novel coronavirus restrictions and reopening, but some Canadian business groups are concerned that many enterprises won’t be able to bounce back.
LONDON, ONT. — Labatt Breweries of Canada has signed on as a founding corporate partner of the newly launched initiative called POST Promise, (People Outside Safely Together).
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took his morning press conference on the road on Thursday for what looked a lot like a campaign-style event, in a bid to once again tout the suite of federal aid businesses can access as the economic reopening continues across Canada. The prime minister once again promised more help will be coming as the country navigates a new normal.
Minister Ng announces government partnership with private sector campaign to help businesses reopen safely amid COVID-19
OTTAWA, June 10, 2020 /CNW/ – Small businesses are facing unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Government of Canada has introduced a wide range of supports to help businesses pay and retain their employees and keep up with their operating expenses during this difficult time.