MBOT Weekly
News & Updates
September 21 | 2020
Upcoming Event
Virtual Fireside Chat

RBC Regional President,
Greater Toronto
Kris Depencier

Thursday, September 24, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
This Week's Poll Question
Do you agree with the Ontario government
once again imposing restrictions on social gatherings ?
Please Select Your Answer
Yes, we can't have another shut down.
No, it's an overreaction.
I think people forgot COVID-19 still exists.
Ontario Limits the Size of Social Gatherings
Ontario Limits the Size of Unmonitored and Private Social Gatherings across Entire Province
The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and the Public Health Measures Table, is reducing limits on the number of people permitted to attend unmonitored and private social gatherings across the entire province. Earlier this week, the government imposed these restrictions in Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa.
Ontario Introduces Legislation to Freeze Residential Rent in 2021
The Helping Tenants and Small Businesses Act also proposes to change the Commercial Tenancies Act to extend the temporary ban on evictions for commercial tenants. The ban was initially in place from May 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020, to align with the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) for small businesses.
Ontario Presses Ottawa to Increase Share of Health Funding
Province Welcomes Federal Government’s Decision to Accept Made-in-Ontario Emissions Performance Standards
The EPS program is one of Ontario’s Environment Plan commitments and is a key program in making polluters accountable for their greenhouse gas emissions with a system that is tough but fair, cost-effective and flexible to the needs and circumstances of our province.
Ontario Presses Ottawa to Increase Share of Health Funding
 Premier Doug Ford is pressing the federal government to immediately lay out a plan to fund provincial priorities, including responding to future waves and surges of COVID-19, strengthening health and long-term care, increasing testing and quarantine enforcement at the border, and making strategic investments in infrastructure projects to spur long-term recovery.
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Expert Guests Daily
Hosted by CEO David Wojcik
Podcast Guest:
Brian Sutherland
Lakeview Partners

Lakeview Project Update
Podcast Guest:
Michelle Eaton
Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Canada United Relief Fund Recap
Podcast Guest:
Richard Gerofsky
FOCUS Management

Adapting To Turbulent Times
Podcast Guest:
Leigh Smout
World Trade Centre Toronto

Recovery Activation Plan (RAP)
MBOT Upcoming Events
Upcoming Event
Thursday, October 8, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
MBOT Radio Podcast - Economic Update
Podcast Guest:
Peter Hall

Does Debt To GDP Matter Anymore?
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What's Happening in Mississauga?
COVID-19 Response: Reduction in Social Gathering Limits to 10 Indoors and 25 Outdoors
The City of Mississauga will be enforcing the reduction in social gathering limits to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors as announced by the Government of Ontario, in effect as of September 18,2020.
Protecting yourself and others
Core Four actions to help us overcome COVID-19:
  • Keep your distance.
  • Wash your hands often.
  • Wear a non-medical mask where it’s difficult to maintain physical distance and where masks are mandatory.
  • Get tested if you think you have COVID-19.

Upcoming Event
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Additional Resources
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
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