COVID-19 Resources: Employers & Laid Off Workers/Job Seekers

Workforce Development Board has consolidated information relevant to local employers and laid off workers/job seekers affected by COVID-19. More details can be found in the corresponding links below. These include resources provided by both the Federal and Provincial government.

Information & Supports for Employers

General Information for Employers:

The Conference Board of Canada
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Canadian Business Resilience Network
Business Continuity Plan & Templates For Entrepreneurs, BDC
BDC: Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP)
BDC: COVID-19: Supports for Canadian Businesses
Canadian Small Businesses Endangered by COVID-19
Small Business Relief Fund
Business Resilience Service
Toolkit for Reopening Canada’s Economy
Workplace Safety: COVID-19: Keeping safe during the pandemic
Guidance on Health and Safety for Curbside Pickup and Delivery Services during COVID-19
FAQ About Canadian Businesses and Workers Affected by COVID-19
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters COVID-19 Resources
COVID-19 Collaboration Platform
Manufacturers: COVID-19 Medical Device Product Pathways Resource
Standardization Network Response to COVID-19
Agri-Food Open for E-Business Program
Canadian Agricultural Partnership
Guide to Operating your Essential Farm Business during COVID-19
Restaurants Canada COVID-19 Reopening Best Practices
Ontario Homebuilders’ Association: COVID-19
Covid PPE Marketplace
Trillium – Covid list of PPE

For Employers in Peterborough:

City of Peterborough
Peterborough Chamber of Commerce
Peterborough PPE Retail Hub
Kawartha Chamber of Commerce
Peterborough and Kawarthas Economic Development
Peterborough and the Kawarthas Business Recovery Centre Portal
Employment Planning & Counselling
Fleming Crew Employment Centre
Agilec
MPP Dave Smith
New Loan Programs for Businesses

For Employers in City of Kawartha Lakes:

City of Kawartha Lakes
Fenelon Falls Chamber of Commerce
VCCS Employment Services
MPP Laurie Scott
Kawartha Lakes & Area PPE Suppliers

For Employers in Northumberland:

County of Northumberland
Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce
Port Hope Chamber of Commerce
Trent Hills Chamber of Commerce
Northumberland Manufacturers Association
Watton Employment Services
MPP David Picinni
New Loan Programs for Businesses
Resilience Loans: Small and medium-sized businesses

For Employers in Haliburton:

County of Haliburton
Haliburton Chamber of Commerce
Fleming Crew Employment Centre
MPP Laurie Scott

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