MBOT Weekly
News & Updates
November 11th | 2020
Upcoming Event
Virtual Town Hall

Hon. Greg Rickford
Minister of Energy, Northern Development & Mines and Minister of Indigenous Affairs

Thursday, November 19, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
This Week's Poll Question
What do you see as the greatest risk to the post COVID sustainability of your business?
Please Select Your Answer
Supply Chain
Regulatory Burden
A weekly update on the world of business and politics.

Stories we covered this week:

  • COVID Restrictions Affecting Local Businesses
  • MBOT Visits CBS Stages Canada
  • New MBOT TV Segment
  • Federal Rent Relief Update
Ontario’s Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover
Ontario’s Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover
Finance Minister Rod Phillips released Ontario’s Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover — the next phase of a comprehensive action plan to respond to the serious health and economic impacts of COVID-19.
Ontario’s Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover Promotes Job Creation by Reducing Taxes on Employers
The Ontario government is proposing to give municipalities the flexibility to target property tax relief to small businesses. The province is also considering matching these reductions, which would provide small businesses with as much as $385 million in municipal and provincial property tax relief.
MEDIA RELEASE: Mississauga Board of Trade Welcomes Ontario’s Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover 
Ontario Providing Additional Public Health Support for Peel Region
Ontario Providing Additional Public Health Support for Peel Region
The Ontario government is taking immediate action to enhance the local public health response to COVID-19 in Peel Region by expanding access to testing as well as increasing case and contact management and hospital capacity. These additional supports are part of the 2020 Budget, Ontario’s Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover.
Ontario Moves Public Health Unit Regions into COVID-19 Response Framework to Keep Ontario Safe and Open
 In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, local medical officers of health, and other health experts, the province intends to move Ontario’s public health unit regions to the Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework.
MEDIA RELEASE: Mississauga Board of Trade Disappointed with Provincial Decision To Hold Peel At RED Level
MBOT Radio Podcasts - Available on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play
Expert Guests Daily
Hosted by CEO David Wojcik
Podcast Guest:
Ken Tencer
Spyder Works Inc

Macrotrends and The Next Abnormal
Podcast Guest:
Craig McDonald
Metalworks Institute

The Future of Career Colleges
MBOT Upcoming Events
Upcoming Event
Unleashing Your Company’s Growth Potential
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
MBOT Radio Podcast - Political and Economic Update
Podcast Guest:
Brad Butt

 Mississauga Turns Orange
Podcast Guest:
Peter Hall

Exchange Rates During COVID –
Help Or Hinderance?
Business Beyond Covid-19: Strategic Action Planning
November 19, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. EST

This 90-minute webinar will take you through the steps of the COVID-19 Business Response Canvas, an adaptation of the widely-used Business Model Canvas.
MBOT Magazine
MBOT Quarterly Magazine
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What's Happening in Mississauga?
Red - Control Stage -
What Businesses Need to Know
Peel mandates even stricter restrictions than Red – Control to slow spread of COVID-19
Because of a worsening pandemic picture, Dr. Lawrence Loh, Medical Officer of Health for the Region of Peel, today issued directives to the community that are stricter than those required for the Red – Control stage.  
Hurontario Light Rail Update
For any procurement related inquiries, please see the following links:

Upcoming Event
MBOT Webinar
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
Additional Resources
Canada Business App
Online Tool Kit Helps Workplaces Build Customized COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has launched a new customizable tool kit resource to help workplaces across Canada operate safely and prevent the spread of infection during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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