APRIL 15th, 2020 - As new information is continually being released about COVID-19, the LDCC Team is working hard to gather and summarize the information to share with our stakeholders. There have been several government announcements in the last few days about assistance that will be provided to businesses and individuals. Below is a summary of some of those measures which might help your business / organization.
The Lindsay + District Chamber of Commerce is part of Team Kawartha Lakes (#TeamKL or #TeamKawarthaLakes) which includes Kawartha Lakes Economic Development, Kawartha Lakes SBEC, Lindsay and District Chamber of Commerce, Lindsay Downtown BIA, Coboconk/Norland & Area Chamber of Commerce, Fenelon Falls & District Chamber of Commerce, Bobcaygeon and Area Chamber of Commerce, Impact 32, the Innovation Cluster, Kawartha Lakes CFDC, VCCS Employment Services, Trillium Lakelands School Board, Fleming College, Trent University and OMAFRA Regional Staff.
The Team is working collectively and collaboratively to ensure that local businesses receive up to date and accurate information. We encourage you to connect with anyone on the team to access the support you need. A FULL CONTACT LIST IS AVAILABLE ON THE BUSINESS RESOURCE PAGE
For municipal, provincial and federal health updates and information, see the links below:
MANDATORY CLOSURE OF ALL NON-ESSENTIAL WORKPLACES
GOVERNMENT SUPPORT & FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce - COVID-19 Business Resilience
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce - COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness for Business
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce - COVID-19 Updates Including Preparedness Toolkit
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety - Business Continuity Guide
Workplace Safety & Prevention Services - Business Pandemic Preparedness Checklist
Insurance Bureau of Canada - Business Insurance and Emergency Preparedness
World Health Organization - Getting Your Workplace Ready
Net Mechanics - Working remotely and cyber security tips for working from home
Digital Main Street - Resources for Small Business
Ward Legal - Jason Ward - Covid-19 Pandemic Tips and Help Topics
USEFUL BUSINESS TEMPLATES
EMPLOYEE SUPPORT INFORMATION
Tourism Industry Association of Ontario - COVID-19 Updates
Tourism Industry of Canada - Current Situation Review
Destination Canada - COVID-19 Updates
Kawartha Lakes Restaurants - Foodtransit
Manufacturing - Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGEN)
Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council - AgriHR Toolkit
Farm Credit Canada - Update your HR plan for COVID-19
World Organization for Animal Health - Q & A on COVID-19
Province of Ontario - How Organizations can Help Fight Coronavirus
Employment and Social Development Canada - Work-Sharing Program - Temporary special measures for the downturn in business due to COVID-19 and for the forestry and steel and aluminum sector
Stay tuned for another communication about online seminars pertaining to the COVID-19 Pandemic and assistance for businesses. We are here to support you and during this difficult time. If you have any questions, please continue to reach out.
Thank you, please stay home if you can and be well.