MBOT Weekly
News & Updates
August 17 | 2020
Upcoming Event
Information Webinar:

Health and Safety Excellence Program

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
This Week's Poll Question
Will you give your employees the time / flexibility to care for their school age children starting September?
Please Select Your Answer
Yes, I will support them with the time they need
Yes, I will offer the flexibility provided they still get their work done
No, they will need to figure it out on their own
I would but my business is not flexible enough
Canada’s Flight Plan for Safe Air Travel
Government of Canada
Releases Canada’s Flight
Plan for Safe Air Travel
The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau, announced Canada’s Flight Plan for Navigating COVID-19, which is the foundation for Canada’s current and future efforts to reduce the public health risks of COVID-19 while travelling by aircraft.
Ontario Releases 2020-21 Fiscal Update
Ontario Releases 2020-21 First Quarter Finances
The government is now projecting a deficit of $38.5 billion in 2020-21, which incorporates the most up to date economic information and additional supports for the pandemic recovery period and the safe restart framework.
Ontario Providing Municipalities with up to $1.6 Billion in First Round of Emergency Funding
The Ontario government, in partnership with the federal government, is delivering on its commitment to provide up to $4 billion in urgently needed one-time assistance to Ontario’s 444 municipalities.
MBOT Radio Podcasts - Available on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play
Expert Guests Daily
Hosted by CEO David Wojcik
Podcast Guest:
Addie Greco-Sanchez
AGS Rehab Solutions Inc

CBRN Grants For SMEs

Podcast Guest:
Jacob Angemeer

Changes to the Wage
Subsidy Explained
Podcast Guest:
Janet Wardle
MHI Canada Aerospace Inc

A Major Pivot To Make PPE

Ontario Reopening More Spaces
Ontario Supporting the Safe Reopening of More Spaces at Gyms and Recreation Centres
The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is supporting the safe reopening of many sport, fitness and recreation facilities by applying a capacity limit on a per room basis to help more businesses reopen their doors, get more people back to work and promote the return to a healthy and active lifestyle for all Ontarians.
MBOT Annual Golf Classic 2020
The rain held out for a lovely game of golf today.

Thank you to our sponsors and all who attended!

Raffle prize winners will be announced on
Wednesday, August 19th at 7pm on our Facebook page.

Canada United

Canadians are encouraged to watch the Canada United videos online at GoCanadaUnited.ca, like posts from @GoCanadaUnited on social media and use #CanadaUnited to demonstrate their support. For each of these actions until August 31, 2020, RBC will contribute 5 cents up to a maximum contribution amount of $2 million to the new Canada United Small Business Relief Fund.
MBOT Upcoming Events
Upcoming Event
Membership Matters Virtual Orientation
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
7:45 AM - 9:00 AM EST
MBOT Radio Podcast - Political and Economic Update
Podcast Guest:
Brad Butt

Weekly Political Update
Podcast Guest:
Peter Hall

Is All That Glitters Really Gold?
MBOT Magazine
MBOT Quarterly Magazine
Please Email or Call 905-273-6151 ext. 430
What's Happening in Mississauga?
Mississauga Allocated $46 million from Province of Ontario Economic Response – COVID-19
The Province of Ontario announced Phase 1 of funding as part of the Safe Restart Agreement between the Federal government and the Provinces and Territories.
The City of Mississauga is receiving a total $46.083 million in Fall 2020 as part of the Ontario Economic Response in the first round of funding through the Safe Restart Agreement.
Are You a Small-to-Medium (SME) Manufacturer Looking to
Reduce Your Energy Bills?
The SME Energy Management Consortium will bring together 10 small-to-medium manufacturing companies to:

  • Follow a pathway to Strategic Energy Management Excellence
  • Learn from industry experts
  • Share tips and experience on energy projects
  • Receive up to $15,000 to improve your company's energy management

Applications are being accepted on a
first-come, first-served basis. 
Upcoming Event
Good Morning Mississauga
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM EST
Additional Resources
Business Guidance & Resources from Peel Public Health
Major steps employers can take to help protect the health and safety of employees, customers and visitors.
COVID-19 & Getting Back to Work: Smart, Safe, and Supportive
Ontario is heading back to work, but to stop the spread of COVID-19 we need to do it in the right way. This video outlines some high level considerations for employers and employees.
Peel Public Health's Weekly
COVID-19 Epidemiological Update
For More Information or Answers to your Questions
Contact Kelsey Lusk
Digital Asset Manager