April 20th 2020
Covid-19 Financial Relief Overview
To all BBA Members and NOTL Short Term Rental owners,

As information is becoming clearer about government based financial relief programs and possible financial institutions help and solutions to the current health and economic crisis, we wanted to try to summarize the options we have as Short Term Rental owners.

Keep in mind that everyone has a unique financial setting and that the following information is simply meant to focus your research for help to programs and ideas which will likely apply to your situation.

PDF Document is attached below.

David Levesque
Notl BBA President
and your BBA Board of Directors

Resources for Mental Health challenges
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Morneau Shepell and 20 of Canada’s leading business organizations to launch WellCan™, a free collection of digital resources to support the mental health of all Canadians during COVID-19. Through the growing collaboration of organizations, WellCan™ addresses mental health challenges brought on by COVID-19 through an extensive database of information and tools.
Participate In The Canadian Survey On Business Conditions
The final deadline for participation is Friday, April 24. Just a few minutes of your time will help shape the policies of Canada’s COVID-19 recovery efforts. It is critical for businesses of all shapes and sizes in all regions of the country to participate. Please set aside a few minutes for this very important task.
Business Community Chat
Please join us at
10 am Tuesday and Thursday for a conference call style chat with fellow members of our Niagara-on-the-lake business community.
This will give you an opportunity to speak with others and share your stories and experiences during this challenging time.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.
Canada:  +1 (647) 497-9391

Access Code:  703-739-669

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:

We look forward to chatting with you!

WHEN COVID HAPPENS: NIAGARA FOOD TOUR “TO GO”
We have another new Niagara Food Tour "To Go" this week. Featuring some pretty delicious items from around Niagara. Box #2 is now available for April 24th home delivery.

Great Takeout/Delivery Options
Please visit our new page on our website to see all our amazing restaurants etc still offering services during Covid-19. #supportlocal
Wineries Offering Curbside Pickup and Delivery

Please visit our new page with a list of wineries offering curbside pick up and delivery during
Covid-19. #suppportlocal


Our Amazing Community
Vineridge donates masks to fire department

Deputy Fire Chief Darren Trostenko and Fire Chief Nick Ruller pick up masks donated by Vineridge Academy. (Photo supplied) With a shortage of masks for healthcare workers in Niagara and Ontario, Vineridge Academy has been pitching in to help....

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Make Some Noise NOTL
Let's make some noise to honour front-line workers! Invite your neighbours to participate with you (from their own properties) and make it a street-wide initiative.

On April 25, go outside at 6:30 PM and raise your voice, honk your horn and MAKE SOME NOISE!

One community. One sound.