MBOT Weekly
News & Updates
August 31 | 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
Do you believe the manufacturing sector
will be the largest contributor to our
post-COVID economic recovery?
Please Select Your Answer
Yes, it should be our main focus.
Yes, but only if we allocate more funding.
No, there are other stronger sectors.
I’m not sure.
Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) Extended
Government announces greater flexibility and extension of Canada Emergency Business Account
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, announced today that the application deadline for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) is extended from August 31 to October 31, 2020.
Ontario Preparing People for Careers in the Auto and Advanced Manufacturing Sectors
The Ontario government is investing $9.3 million in 11 training projects to help approximately 2,000 students and job seekers prepare for auto and advanced manufacturing careers. The funding will support projects from a range of organizations, including auto manufacturers, industry associations, training providers and public universities and colleges.
Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade Support Small Businesses by Shopping and Dining Local with the Canada United Shopping Weekend
The Mississauga Board of Trade kicked off #CanadaUnited weekend with local businesses across Mississauga, together with Mayor Bonnie Crombie and Mississauga Tourism, in support of Mississauga Made and Canada United.
Canada United Small Business Relief Fund

Applications for the Canada United Small Business Relief Fund will be accepted starting on August 31, 2020 at 1:00 pm EST. 
MBOT Radio Podcasts - Available on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play
Expert Guests Daily
Hosted by CEO David Wojcik
Podcast Guest:
Rod Perry
Sensyst - The Business Interior Group

CBRN Grant for Small Business
Podcast Guest:
Liza Provenzano

Creating a Culture of Accountability
Podcast Guest:
Janet Wardle
MHI Canada Aerospace Inc

COVID-19 Impact on Aerospace
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

Will Machines Dominate A
Post COVID Recovery?
MBOT Magazine
MBOT Quarterly Magazine
Please Email or Call 905-273-6151 ext. 430
What's Happening in Mississauga?
Mississauga joins Canada United to Support Local Businesses and Accelerate Small Business Recovery
Mayor Bonnie Crombie announced that the City of Mississauga is joining Canada United, a national movement that brings fellow Canadians together to show their support for local businesses.
Mind Your Own Business - Contest for Entrepreneurs
Until September 7th, 2020, The Erin Mills Town Centre is calling all entrepreneurs, small business owners, start-ups and students in Mississauga for an opportunity to win free kiosk rental for the month of December (valued at $25,000).
Upcoming Event
Good Morning Mississauga
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM EST
Additional Resources
Business Reopening Toolkits
Each toolkit will have everything you’ll need to reopen your business. Access more support for business reopening.
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