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.
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.
Grants up to $2,500 are available to help you digitally transform your business.
Comes into effect 12:01am, Friday, June 12
Guides to Safely Re-opening Your Business
Applications Are Now Being Accepted for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit
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.
Community Futures Relief and Recovery Loan
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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