MBOT Weekly
News & Updates
May 29 | 2020
Upcoming Event
Virtual Fireside Chat With Audi
Race Car Driver
Lindsay Rice

Tuesday June 2, 2020
This Week's Poll Question
The Rent Relief Program started this week.
Is your landlord applying for the program?
Please Select Your Answer
Yes, they are on board
No, they say it's not worth it
I have no idea what they're doing
It doesn't apply to me, I work from home or I own my property
Small Business Relief Fund
Canadian Chamber of Commerce Announces Small Business Relief Fund
As part of its Canadian Business Resilience Network campaign, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, through the generosity of Salesforce (NYSE:CRM), will provide 62 small Canadian businesses from coast to coast to coast with $10,000 grants to help their recovery efforts during these unprecedented times.

Applications begin June 1 until June 12.
Minister Ng announces hotline to provide small businesses in need with financial planning advice amid COVID-19
The Government of Canada will support the launch of a four-week hotline service called the Business Resilience Service.
MBOT Radio Podcasts - Available on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play
Expert Guests Daily
Hosted by CEO David Wojcik
Podcast Guest:
Dominic Yip - Area 1

Preventing Phishing Attacks
Podcast Guest:
Parveen Dhupar - BTI

Getting Pumped For Post COVID Business
Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA)
MBOT Recent Virtual Event
On May 27, 2020, MBOT hosted a Mental Health Webinar: Building Your Resilience During Challenging Times
Small Business Grants Available
MBOT Radio Podcast - Political and Economic Update
Podcast Guest:
Brad Butt - MBOT

Weekly Political Update
Podcast Guest:
Peter Hall - EDC

Is Tourism in the Toilet?
Provincial News Releases
Ontario Extending Emergency Orders During COVID-19 Outbreak
The Ontario government continues to protect the health and safety of the public during the COVID-19 outbreak by extending all emergency orders in force under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until June 9, 2020.
Ontario Opens Up COVID-19 Testing Across the Province
The Ontario government is implementing the next phase of its COVID-19 testing strategy to detect and quickly stop the spread of the virus. Testing will now be available to more people in more locations across the province.
MBOT Radio Podcasts - Available on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play
Podcast Guest:
Liza Provenzano - Spark HR

Creating a Culture of Connection
Podcast Guest:
Mark Edgar - Goat Rodeo Project

Leadership Through Crisis
What's Happening in Mississauga
Mississauga Joins Digital Main Street’s ShopHERE Powered by Google Program to Help Small Businesses Get Online for Free
To help support our local small businesses, Mississauga is proud to announce it will be joining the  ShopHERE , powered by Google program. The program will provide independent businesses and artists with resources to develop and launch an online store at no-cost, with the support of local post-secondary students.
Working Together Six Feet Apart: Planning a Return to the Office
Whether you are already working in your office or preparing to bring employees back to the workplace, you will learn about new ways of thinking and best practices needed to set the stage for getting back to business as restrictions ease.
Additional Resources
Resources to Prevent COVID-19 in the Workplace
At Mississauga City Council this week, the issue of businesses operating not following the health and safety guidelines for both employees and customers was raised by some Councillors who have received calls into their offices. Council has directed staff in the City to be vigilant about these complaints.

Therefore, we are again including the link to the Ministry of Labour guidelines so you govern your business accordingly to avoid any future problems with either the City or Ministry of Labour inspectors.
Peel Public Health's Weekly
COVID-19 Epidemiological Update
More Upcoming Events
Wednesday, June 10, 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 Brad Butt
Vice-President of Government & Stakeholder Relations