MBOT Weekly
News & Updates
July 3 | 2020
Upcoming Event
Information Webinar

Take Advantage of Trade Opportunities as
Economies Re-Open

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EST
This Week's Poll Question
Should masks be mandatory indoors
in all non-residential buildings?
Please Select Your Answer
Yes, I think it’s a prudent measure
No, I think it's ridiculous
We should decide when and where to wear a mask
I don’t think masks will help at all
Government of Canada Investing in Skilled Trades
Eligible projects will help unions across Canada improve the quality of training through investments in equipment and materials and support innovation and broad-based partnerships to address challenges faced by apprentices.
Ontario Marks Historic Implementation of New North American Trade Agreement
The Ontario government welcomes the implementation of this important trade agreement and looks forward to the greater certainty it provides to help businesses grow and protect jobs across the continent.
MBOT Radio Podcasts - Available on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play
Expert Guests Daily
Hosted by CEO David Wojcik
Podcast Guest:
Terry Cassaday

The Pain Your Office Creates
Podcast Guest:
Mark Edgar
The Goat Rodeo Project

Flexible Working Strategies
Ontario Extends Emergency Orders
Ontario Extends Emergency Orders to July 10
The Ontario government 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 until July 10, 2020, while removing restrictions that were limiting access to certain sport training facilities.
Ontario Encourages Support of Local Small Businesses
The Ontario Government is celebrating International Small Business Week with the launch of the “Shop Local! Shop Safe! Shop with Confidence!” campaign, encouraging Ontarians to support their local small businesses and to shop safely while doing so.
Local Small Businesses in Mississauga get $10K Grant from Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Salesforce
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC) announced 62 $10,000 grant recipients from its  Canadian Business Resilience Network Small Business Relief Fund  today, including AGS Rehab Solutions and SenSyst – The Business Interiors Group, members of the Mississauga Board of Trade (MBOT).
MBOT Upcoming Virtual Events
Information Webinar:
Customers... Who Needs them?
In this webinar, Sharon Worsley, senior manager chamber success, for the Ontario chamber of commerce, will share with you strategies to excel in meeting the needs of your customers, clients or patients.

Thursday, July 9, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
Ontario Launches Online Training
Ontario Launches Online Training to Promote Safe Workplaces
As the province safely and gradually reopens, the Ontario government is investing $3 million to provide free online health and safety training for the first time.
Ontario Supporting Restaurants as Province
Safely Reopens
The Ontario government is helping restaurant and bar owners reopen and safely serve more customers by issuing a new emergency order and amending another under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.
COVID-19: CECRA for Small Businesses Applications Extended
Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) for small businesses provides relief for small businesses experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19.
MBOT Radio Podcast - Political and Economic Update
Podcast Guest:
Brad Butt

Weekly Political Update
Podcast Guest:
Peter Hall

Economic Alphabet Soup
MBOT Magazine
MBOT Quarterly Magazine
Please Email  or Call 905-273-6151  ext. 430
What's Happening in Mississauga
Free Webinar: How to Respond to COVID-19 in the Workplace
Learn about the necessary steps to effectively respond to a case of COVID-19 in the workplace.
Virtual Franchise
Canada Show
Since 1996, the Franchise Canada Show has helped thousands of Canadians realize their dreams of building their own successful business and take control over their financial situation through franchising.
MBOT Radio Podcasts - Available on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play
Podcast Guest:
Dr Dorian Lo
Express Scripts Canada

Opioid Abuse & Your Business
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
More Upcoming Events
Virtual Networking
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Meet up to 100 potential business clients, partners and suppliers before the start of your workday!
For More Information or Answers to your Questions
Contact Kelsey Lusk
Communications Editor