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.
Economic Development staff hosted a webinar about the Community Futures Regional Relief & Recovery Fund on Friday, May 15th. Dominique Jones from Community Futures provided more details on the loan program. Additional information on the re-opening of the economy and some of the available tools to support your business was also provided. Watch the recording.
Updated on May 21
Applications Are Now Being Accepted for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit
Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) now accepting applications for a maximum $40,000 loan for immediate financial support
Community Futures Relief and Recovery Loan - available to businesses not eligible for CEBA
Guides to Safely Re-opening Your Business
The Province of Ontario Essential Business List
To find a summary of the relief programs announced by the Government of Canada visit:
How to avoid layoffs:
Commercial rent assistance for Landlords & Small Business
Applications Open on May 25
Note: the mortgage requirement has been removed, all landlords are eligible for the subsidy.
Flexibility on taxes:
Agri-Food Program to Support Online Sales
Support for farmers:
Guide to Operating your Essential Farm Business during COVID-19
Support for Business - Province of Ontario
What other organizations can I receive information from?
How You Can Help
Ontario Together calls for suppliers and solutions – Ontario is welcoming help help from businesses and organizations who can:
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