With these challenging and unpredictable times we are currently facing due to the COVID-19 crisis, the West Niagara Chambers of Commerce want to provide our Members access to up-to-date government announcements and support programs, resources, webinars, and other important information .

In an effort to maximize our resources, we have created this collaborativ e email as a response to these updates that apply to our Memberships at large. We will be sending out relevant government resources once per week, or when important announcements are made, on behalf of th e Grimsby Chamber, L incoln Chamber, and West Lincoln Chamber.

Government of Canada
Applications for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) are Now open!
To accommodate the expected volume of applicants, they have requested that applications are submitted on different days of the week based on birth month.

If you were born in:
January, February, or March, apply on Mondays
April, May, or June, apply on Tuesdays
July, August, September, apply on Wednesdays
October, November, or December, apply on Thursdays

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are for everyone.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Canadian Survey on Business Conditions

It is undeniable that the COVID19 outbreak has had a profound impact on Canadian businesses, employers and employees, communities, and on the Canadian economy. That is why we are collaborating with  Statistics Canada  to leverage our respective expertise and skills to better understand the impact of this pandemic on Canadian businesses.

If you are a Canadian business owner, please take a few minutes to complete the new Canadian Survey on Business Conditions.
Canadian Business Resilience Network is Live

The Canadian Business Resilience Network website has launched! Get the latest information, tools and resources Canadian businesses needs to see through the  COVID-19  pandemic here:  https://cbrn.ca


[On Monday], Prime Ministe Justin Trudeau  recognized our new initiative, the Canadian Business Resilience Network, that we'v e created in partnership with the government . We know that Canadian businesses are resilient and CBRN gives them the tools and resources they need to persevere and ultimately, prosper in the face o f COVID-19 .
April 7 - Webcast | Global Markets - What Now?
Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET

As uncertainty looms over global markets, David Tulk, portfolio manager from the Fidelity Global Asset Allocation team, will share the team’s insights on:

  • Opportunities and challenges in the global markets investors need to know about
  • What the team is doing to manage risks and capitalize on opportunities for investors

Send us your suggestions for topics and questions in advance to  fidelity.connects@fidelity.ca .

Tune in. Drive the conversation.
April 8 - Government Update Video Conference
Tune in on Wednesday, April 8th from 2 - 3 p.m. for an update from Niagara MPs and MPPs, including:

There will also be an opportunity for questions.

This video conference is hosted by the South Niagara Chambers of Commerce.
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Grimsby & District Chamber of Commerce

Executive Director

Chamber of Commerce

Executive Director

West Lincoln
Chamber of Commerce

Executive Director

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