Business Supports for SMEs Impacted by COVID-19

This page gathers resources and information for businesses regarding government programs, services and supports available during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is a difficult time for everyone. Please know we are committed to continuing to support businesses through it. If you have questions that are not addressed by the sources below, please reach out to us.  If you need to speak to us regarding your commercial taxes please communicate with our Finance Department at 613-687-5536 and request to speak to the Treasurer.

The municipal website has additional information regarding COVID-19, as does our social media pages, related to operations and supports for individuals.

Government Support

Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Businesses

Ontario's Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19

Other Financial Support

Government News and Media Channels

Office of the Prime Minister Website
Government of Canada Newsroom

Ontario 2019 Novel Coronavirus Website (NEW site March 30)
Government of Ontario Newsroom     Roadmap to Reopen the Province (Announced April 27, 2020)
Ontario Business Information Toll Free Number 1-888-444-3659                                                               
Government of Ontario: COVID-19: Tackling the Barriers  request temporary rule or regulation change (NEW site April 29)

Cheryl Gallant MP Renfrew Nipissing Pembroke COVID Support for Businesses webpage
John Yakabuski MPP Renfrew Nipissing Pembroke COVID Support for Businesses webpage

Business Support Information and Resources

Canadian Business Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Business Resilience Website
Ontario Chamber of Commerce Website
Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) Website
Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters COVID-19 Resources Website
Retail Council of Canada COVID-19 Website
Operational Guidance Tip Sheets from the Canadian Centre for Health and Safety