BACD Update - May 19, 2020
COVID-19 Resources and Toolbox: Invest Durham and BACD Biz Toolbox
Ontario is planning for the next phase of responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – reopening the province. More details

Additional seasonal, retail and household businesses must follow public health guidelines

Post Pandemic Guides from Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS)

Find sector-specific guidelines and posters to help protect workers, customers and the general public from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ontario.

Durham Region PPE Suppliers - list of l ocal area manufacturers who sell or have pivoted to produce these supplies.

As Durham Region businesses prepare to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a need for personal protective equipment as required by Provincial guidelines for various sectors. For more information on the guidelines, please visit the Province’s  health and safety guidelines website

To assist retailers in their reopening planning, Retail Council of Canada, in partnership with the Boston Consulting Group and retailers from across Canada, are leveraging global best practices for a diverse range of retail formats with the fundamental aim of ensuring a safe environment for employees and customers.
BACD Client Pivot Profiles - Check out how two Durham Region businesses have pivoted their business model to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the videos below of local businesses ELement Mortgage Group and ABS Abacus Brain Study
This week's BACD Events , Workshops and Webinars
Wed, May 20, 2020 9:30 AM EST
Maker Meet Up
Wed, May 20, 2020 12:00 PM EST
Maximizing your Digital Presence (Webinar)
Thu, May 21, 2020 9:30 AM EST
LinkedIn for Small Business
Thu, May 21, 2020 11:00 AM EST
Crisis Management and Recovery
BACD Grant Programs 2020
The Starter Company Plus program provides training, mentoring and an opportunity to apply for a grant of up to $5,000. This grant program is for 'market ready' businesses in Durham Region. APPLY NOW
Offering women a virtual coaching & mentoring program to help start a new business, plus access to apply for a $2,000 microloan. APPLY NOW
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