COVID-19 RESOURCES: EMPLOYERS

WDB/LEPC has consolidated information relevant to local employers 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.

General Information for Employers:
Government of Canada
Government of Canada: Resources for Canadian Businesses
Canada Emergency Response Benefit
Stop the Spread Business Information Line
Ontario Together: Help Fight Coronavirus
Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID‑19
The Conference Board of Canada
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development
Business Continuity Plan & Templates For Entrepreneurs, BDC

For employers in Peterborough:
City of Peterborough
Peterborough Chamber of Commerce
Kawartha Chamber of Commerce
Peterborough and Kawarthas Economic Development
Employment Planning & Counselling
Fleming Crew Employment Centre
MPP Dave Smith

For employers in City of Kawartha Lakes:
City of Kawartha Lakes
Fenelon Falls Chamber of Commerce
VCCS Employment Services
MPP Laurie Scott

For employers in Northumberland:
County of Northumberland
Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce
Port Hope Chamber of Commerce
Northumberland Manufacturers Association
Watton Employment Services
MPP David Picinni

For employers in Haliburton:
County of Haliburton
Haliburton Chamber of Commerce
Fleming Crew Employment Centre
MPP Laurie Scott


Through Employment Service Provider’s Job Development Services, local employers can access assistance with their hiring needs.

These services provide employers with the support they need in every phase of the hiring process, including:

• Free job posting service
• Free initial screening of candidates
• Free interview space and reception services
• Free access to business development resources and information
• Free ongoing support after the hire
• Access to certifications training and workshops

Employment & Training Services for Employers Video
To view the video in English, click here.
To view the video in French, click here.