Ontario Encourages Support of Local Small Businesses

Ontario Encourages Support of Local Small Businesses

The Ontario Government is celebrating International Small Business Week with the launch of the “Shop Local! Shop Safe! Shop with Confidence!” campaign, encouraging Ontarians to support their local small businesses and to shop safely while doing so.

Restaurant Canada is a proud founding partner of the POST Promise

CFIB provides a list of tools and resources for small businesses

Canada’s small businesses are open but struggling during reopening phases

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has recently conducted a survey that revealed that while half of small businesses are now completely open, less than 20 percent are earning their usual income for this time of the year.

Plant Matter Kitchen makes the POST Promise

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The team at Plant Matter Kitchen would like to extend a warm and sincere thank you ? to of all our wonderful guests, and regulars that kept us going during the initial stages of the COVID-19 lockdown! You are all amazing! ?? ? With our patio now open, and the stage set for a small resemblance of normality we hope to see all soon…..whereby we can once again wait on you! ? ? In the interest of our staff and guests we have joined the POST Promise initiative!? ? With this we promise that our team will to do everything possible to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our restaurants. The health of our people, guests and community at large has always been our top priority.? ? See you soon! ?? ? ? The Management, and staff at Plant Matter Kitchen. ? ? MORE INFO:? ? What is The POST Promise? ?? ? The POST Promise is a self-declaration that a business is working to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Once completed, a business is provided with the necessary communication and implementation tools to educate employees on the five key steps to workplace safety, which were created to be consistent with what has been recommended by the Public Health Agency of Canada.? ? Businesses who make the promise will be able to use and prominently display the POST Promise logo which is a nationally recognized symbol of a business’ commitment to doing their part to protect their customers’ and employees’ health and safety as COVID-19 restrictions ease. ?@postpromise

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1 in 10 Canadian businesses may never recover from coronavirus, industry group says

1 in 10 Canadian businesses may never recover from coronavirus, industry group says

Many provincial governments are slowly relaxing novel coronavirus restrictions and reopening, but some Canadian business groups are concerned that many enterprises won’t be able to bounce back.

3 months, 97,000 COVID-19 cases and billions spent: PM says more help to come

3 months, 97,000 COVID-19 cases and billions spent: PM says more help to come

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took his morning press conference on the road on Thursday for what looked a lot like a campaign-style event, in a bid to once again tout the suite of federal aid businesses can access as the economic reopening continues across Canada. The prime minister once again promised more help will be coming as the country navigates a new normal.

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Minister Ng announces government partnership with private sector

Minister Ng announces government partnership with private sector campaign to help businesses reopen safely amid COVID-19 

OTTAWA, June 10, 2020 /CNW/ – Small businesses are facing unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Government of Canada has introduced a wide range of supports to help businesses pay and retain their employees and keep up with their operating expenses during this difficult time.