Poll Results and Update
March 25, 2020
Supporting Business
Yesterday we asked:
When will you need to lay off your employees.
Here's what you said......
Is the 10% Federal Wage Subsidy Enough
for You To Keep Paying your Staff?
Please select your answer below
I don't need any help
10% is fine
I need between 10% and 20%
I need between 20% and 50%
I need between 50% and 75%
I need more than 75%
How to Claim the 10% Wage Subsidy
There are many questions about the 10% wage subsidy available for employers. See the most frequently asked questions by clicking the link below.
If you process your payroll through a payroll service provider, contact your service partner for details on how they will be applying the subsidy on your behalf.
Stop the Spread
Business Information Line
Now Open at
The province has launched a toll-free line 1-888-444-3659 to provide support to Ontario businesses who have questions about the province’s recent emergency order to close at-risk workplaces following recommendations by
Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health.
Ontario's Action Plan:
Responding to COVID-19
Premier Ford and Minister Phillips Announce Additional Health Care Resources and Support for People, Jobs and Employers
Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)
The Government of Canada is taking strong, immediate and effective action to protect Canadians and the economy from the impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic. No Canadian should have to choose between protecting their health, putting food on the table, paying for their medication or caring for a family member.
Bill C-13
An Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19
At the time of release, the Governor General for Canada had not signed the bill and therefore no press release was available.
Your can read Bill C-13 in it's current form by clicking below.
City of Mississauga Approves Deferral of Storm Water Tax
City of Mississauga Council passed a motion at Council today to defer the collection of the Storm Water Tax for a period of 3 months.This will now be tabled at Regional Council as the collection of the fees are by way of Regional water bills.
Canada’s Leading Business Organizations Call on Government to Protect Jobs and Postpone Non-Essential New Measures
March 25, 2020 –  Over 60 of Canada’s leading business organizations are calling on governments to support a national effort to protect jobs and to postpone non-essential new measures
Region of Peel Health
Number of COVID-19 cases now at 63 as of March 25, 2020 at 10:00 AM
How is Business Coping?
Join Host
David Wojcik
and his Guest
Lucie Shaw from Nurse Next Door
Issues with With COVID-19 are causing havoc in almost every sector of business, there are front line workers that risk their own personal safety to assist our most vulnerable shut ins. Nurse Next Door is a company that provides personal service workers for the elderly and those requiring end of life care. They are on the front lines caring for a portion of our population that is THE most vulnerable to COVID-19.
For More Information or Answers to Your Questions
Contact Brad Butt
Vice-President of Government & Stakeholder Relations