The Lennox & Addington Economic Development Team is available to provide support to local businesses during this very challenging time. Business Coaches are here to help through phone, email, and video conferencing on any questions you may have with regards to financial support, staffing or diversifying.

We can assist you to navigate through the announcements made by government and provide more information as it comes up, even with it changing so rapidly. We are here to help you succeed, under any circumstance. You are not alone and we are available to help at any time.  


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KFL&A Public Health Orders Face Coverings Mandatory in Commercial Establishments

As of June 27, all individuals must wear a face covering (e.g., homemade or purchased mask, scarf or bandana) when entering and accessing services at any commercial establishments in the KFL&A area. 


Digital Main Street

Grants up to $2,500 are available to help you digitally transform your business.


A Framework for Re-Opening the Ontario Economy - Stage 2

Comes into effect 12:01am, Friday, June 12


Guides to Safely Re-opening Your Business

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Applications Are Now Being Accepted for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit

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REVISED Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) now accepting applications for a maximum $40,000 loan for immediate financial support

Businesses such as sole proprietors, businesses that employ contractors, and family-owned businesses that pay employees through dividends, among others, may now be eligible for CEBA.

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Community Futures Relief and Recovery Loan 

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FAQ's


The Province of Ontario Essential Business List

Essential Business List Update

FAQ's


To find a summary of the relief programs announced by the Government of Canada visit:

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan


How to avoid layoffs:

Learn about the Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (75%) 


Commercial rent assistance for Landlords & Small Business

Applications Open on May 25

Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA)

Note:  the mortgage requirement has been removed, all landlords are eligible for the subsidy.


Flexibility on taxes:

More time to pay Income Taxes

Deferral of Sales Tax Remittance and Duty Payments


Agri-Food Program to Support Online Sales

Bring Your Business Online

 

Support for farmers:

Increasing Credit Available

 

Guide to Operating your Essential Farm Business during COVID-19

Operating Your Essential Farm Business


Support for Business - Province of Ontario

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What other organizations can I receive information from?

Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Canadian Federation of Independent Business

Export Development Canada

KFL&A Public Health

Ontario Federation of Agriculture


How You Can Help

Ontario Together calls for suppliers and solutions – Ontario is welcoming help help from businesses and organizations who can:

Supply emergency products like ventilators, swabs and masks

Submit innovative solutions for specific scenarios

Submit a proposal for ideas, other products or services to help Ontarians


Promoting your Business Online

Helpful guides about social media advertising, online sales functions, etc.


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