The Aurora Chamber of Commerce is proud to bring you our monthly communication, "The Advocate", focusing on government and advocacy news. We've compiled the most recent news and updates to keep you informed and up to date on business issues at the municipal, provincial and federal levels of government.
In The News
On February 8, 2021, the Ontario Government announced that the Provincial Stay-At-Home Order will expire Monday, February 22 for York Region. The framework has been modified to allow non-essential retailers to open at 25% capacity. The York Region framework colour zone will be announced closer to February 22nd.
The full press release can be found here.
The revised framework can be found here.
To get ready for a tax filing season like no other, the Federal Government has introduced a number of measures to help taxpayers get the tax and benefit information they need.
Applications are now open for the Ontario government's new two-year $115 million Skills Development Fund. The fund, which will support workers and apprentices, is specifically designed to address the challenges brought on by COVID-19 and help reduce obstacles to hiring, training and retaining while preparing workers for the province's economic recovery.