COVID-19 and BUSINESSES

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Shop Local North 

You can support local businesses and shop your favourite local stores at www.shoplocalnorth.com  
This new Online Northern Ontario Marketplace 


INFORMATION FOR BUSINESSES

Questions or concerns about reopening? 
For businesses to operate, they should open only when they are ready, ensuring proper infection prevention and control measures are in place.

Business owners and operators are encouraged to call the Health Unit at 
1-800-563-2808 option 5, if they have questions about the requirements to reopen. Businesses are also encouraged to review the province’s guidance documents for additional guidelines for their sector.


Not sure where to start?

Economic Development Overview

Local Supports and Resources


FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES

Federal Resources for Canadian Businesses, including: 

Canadian Banking Solutions (Canadian Banker's Association): Six Canadian banks will work with personal and small business banking customers on a case-by-case basis to provide flexible solutions.

WSIB Ontario Financial Relief Package: Defer premium reporting and payments until August 31, 2020. 

Extended Income Tax Filing and Payment Deadlines (Government of Canada)

Dealing with Mortgage and Payment Difficulties (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation) 


RESOURCES FOR EMPLOYERS

General Resources

Getting Your Workplace Ready

Sector-Specific Resources


RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADUATES

Federal financial supports for youth, post-secondary students and recent graduates, including: 

Federal employment supports for youth, including: 


MUNICIPAL SERVICES

Click here for more information on Municipal Services.

LOCAL STATUS OF COVID-19

Visit the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit website to stay up-to-date on the latest information and local status of COVID-19. 

Additional Information: 

Other Resources: 

Cache Bay • Crystal Falls • Desaulniers • Field • Kipling • Lavigne • North Monetville • River Valley • Sturgeon Falls • Verner