MBOT Weekly
News & Updates
July 31 | 2020
Upcoming Event
Information Webinar:
Auto, Home & Business;
How COVID-19 is Affecting
Your Insurance

Thursday, August 20, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
This Week's Poll Question
The Federal Government announced the
extension of the Federal wage subsidy.
Will the new rules help your business receive the subsidy?
Please Select Your Answer
I will qualify and benefit more.
I will still qualify but benefit less.
I did not qualify before , but now I will.
I still don't qualify.
It's so complicated, I have no idea if I qualify or not.
Historic Agreement Delivers up to $4 Billion in Funding
Historic Agreement Delivers up to $4 Billion to Support Municipalities and Transit
The Ontario government, in partnership with the federal government, is providing up to $4 billion in urgently needed one-time assistance to Ontario’s 444 municipalities. 
Ontario Moving Toronto and Peel Region into Stage 3
 Additional businesses and public spaces will be reopening as the Ontario government allows the City of Toronto and Peel Region to move into Stage 3 of reopening the province on today, Friday, July 31 at 12:01 a.m.
MBOT Radio Podcasts - Available on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play
Expert Guests Daily
Hosted by CEO David Wojcik
Podcast Guest:
Keith D'Sa
Axis Communications

Surveillance of Your Business
Podcast Guest:
Dr Suvojit Ghosh

Accelerating Big Ideas
Ontario Implementing Additional Measures
Ontario Implementing Additional Measures at Bars and
Restaurants to Help Limit the Spread of COVID-19
The Ontario government, in consultation with the Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health, has amended orders O. Reg 364/20: Rules for Areas in Stage 3 and O. Reg. 263/20: Rules for Areas in Stage 2, under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020, implementing additional measures for restaurants, bars, and other food or drink establishments, as the province carefully and gradually reopens.
COVID Alert Available for Download Beginning Today
As Ontarians continue to do their part to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the Ontario government is encouraging everyone to download the new COVID Alert app on their smart phone from the Apple and Google Play app stores. This app, which is available beginning today, lets users know if they may have been exposed to the virus.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce Launches Independent Tax Review
Canadian Chamber of Commerce launches independent tax review to spur recovery, names leading Canadian experts for public consultations
The first step in the Canadian Chamber’s review process involves broad and inclusive public consultations on how to harness Canada’s tax system to foster growth.
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, August 5, 2020
7:45 AM - 8:45 AM EST
MBOT Radio Podcast - Political and Economic Update
Podcast Guest:
Brad Butt

Weekly Political Update
Podcast Guest:
Peter Hall

International Trade Backup
MBOT Magazine
MBOT Quarterly Magazine
Please Email  or Call 905-273-6151  ext. 430
What's Happening in Mississauga?
City of Mississauga Preparing to Enter Stage 3 of Province’s Reopening Plan
Following the Government of Ontario’s announcement today, Mississauga, as part of the Region of Peel, has been given the green light to enter Stage 3 of   Ontario’s Framework for Reopening Our Province today.
Mississauga's recovery status: Stage 3
The City of Mississauga’s Economic Development Office (EDO) is committed to helping Mississauga businesses gradually reopen.
This program provides an opportunity for people 18 years and over to receive free training and mentorship from professionals on how to start, expand, or purchase a business. The program also offers an opportunity to apply for a program grant of up to $5,000. Please note: information sessions are mandatory to attend to qualify for this program. For Start-Ups and Main Street Businesses: August 4 and August 6, 2020, are available. For Music Industry Entrepreneurs: August 11 and August 13, 2020, are available.
Upcoming Event
Good Morning Mississauga
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM EST
MBOT Radio Podcasts - Available on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play
Podcast Guest:
Sharon Worsley
Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Customer Excellence
Podcast Guest:
David Barnsdale
Barnsdale & Hussain Wealth
Management - RBC

Income Splitting Tax Strategies
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