MBOT Weekly
News & Updates
July 10 | 2020
Upcoming Event
Information Webinar:
Safety Insights for Getting Back to Business During COVID-19

Thursday, July 16, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
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Workplace Health & Safety
COVID-19 Business Recovery Planning
Transportation Issues
Housing & Development
Health & Long Term Care
Digital Strategies
Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
Historic COVID-19 Plan Provides Canadians With the Support They Need to Get Through the Economic Crisis
Finance Minister Bill Morneau presented an economic and fiscal snapshot. The federal government has used its strong fiscal position to stabilize the economy and support Canadians by putting in place the largest economic aid package in generations.
Building a Bridge for Businesses
The government has taken immediate and decisive action to help keep Canadians employed and support businesses through this challenging time. Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan includes support for businesses of all sizes so that they can avoid layoffs, pay their employees and cover their rent.
MBOT Radio Podcasts - Available on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play
Expert Guests Daily
Hosted by CEO David Wojcik
Podcast Guest:
David Barnsdale
RBC Wealth Management

What's Your investment Portfolio Worth?
Podcast Guest:
Bernie Shimkovitz
Protect Canada

What You Need to Know About PPE
Ontario's COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act Announced
Ontario Starting Down the Path to Growth, Renewal and Economic Recovery
The Ontario government introduced the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, proposed legislation that lays the foundation to restart jobs and development, strengthen communities, and create opportunity for people in every region of the province. 
Proudly Supporting Ontario’s Manufacturing Sector
The Ontario government is proud to support the launch of the Ontario Made program from Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME). This new program will promote the many world-class goods that are made across the province by helping consumers easily identify, access and purchase local products.
Ontario Extends Emergency Orders
The Ontario government, in consultation with Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, has extended all emergency orders currently in force that were made under s.7.0.2(4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act to July 22, 2020.
MBOT Virtual Events
On July 7th, 2020, MBOT hosted an information webinar:

Take Advantage of Trade Opportunities As
Economies Re-Open
Ontario Government Creating “Invest Ontario”
Ontario Government Creating
“Invest Ontario”
The Government of Ontario announced they are creating Invest Ontario. Invest Ontario will be a “one stop shop” for businesses and investors to discover what others from around the province and globe have already realized – that Ontario is a top-tier destination for investment and strategic business growth. The new agency will drive greater economic growth, support strategic domestic firms and attract business from around the world. 
Conversation with
Ontario’s Mayors:
Municipalities in a
Post-COVID World
Join the Ontario Chamber of Commerce for a candid discussion with three of Ontario’s most influential mayors: Mayor of Toronto John Tory, Mayor of Mississauga Bonnie Crombie, and Mayor of Peterborough Diane Therrien.
Upcoming Event
MBOT Webinar:
Let's Talk About Managing Our Mental Health
Thursday, July 23, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
MBOT Radio Podcast - Political and Economic Update
Podcast Guest:
Brad Butt

Weekly Political Update
Podcast Guest:
Peter Hall

COVID Leading Indicators
of Good News
MBOT Magazine
MBOT Quarterly Magazine
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What's Happening in Mississauga
Special Bulletin from the Mississauga Board of Trade
Mississauga City Council approved a new by-law requiring face coverings to be worn in all indoor public spaces that are accessible to the public. The by-law is in effect as of July 10, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

You can read our letter to Mississauga City Council here as it relates to the mandatory wearing of masks in indoor public places.
Information Session: Mississauga's Mandatory Face Covering By-Law  
This Mandatory Face Covering By-Law comes into effect on July 10th, 2020. To help you prepare, the City of Mississauga is hosting an Information Session on Guidelines for Mandatory Face Covering By-Law on Monday July 13, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.
Dear Valued Tourism Stakeholders,
Over the last few months, Tourism Mississauga has been focused on implementing a number of initiatives, as an integral part of the success to tourism in Mississauga.Your feedback is valued to ensure our efforts are focused in the best direction for tourism growth in the City. Please take a few minutes to answer this brief survey so we may help deliver exceptional tourism services for the local tourism industry.
Deadline to complete the survey is Friday July 24, 2020 at 4 P.M.

MBOT Radio Podcasts - Available on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play
Podcast Guest:
Brian Sutherland
Lakeview Partners

Lakeview Project Update
Podcast Guest:
Dr David Weiss
Weiss International Ltd

Scenarios for Uncertain Times
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
Communications Editor