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Resources for all businesses

Find assorted resources for employers and employees, small business and specific sectors here. These resources are offered by the private sector, not-for profit organizations, industry associations and public health agencies. 

Resources by type or sector

Different business need different information.

While some programs apply to most employers and employees, many are specific to a sector, business size or type. This is where you'll find those resources. 



All business

Employment and Social Development Canada Workplace Benefits and Services

Business Development Bank of Canada Credit Program

BDO COVID-19 Adaptation Resources

MentorWorks COVID-19 Portal

Ontario Business Grants Portal

Retail Council of Canada Retail Recovery Checklist and Templates


Small business

Business Development Corp Business Credit Availability Program

Saugeen Economic Development Corporation Business Improvement Loan Fund

Digital Main Street Small Business Starter Kit Guide for Digital Transformation


Employment and Social Development Canada Workplace Benefits and Services

Federal Work Sharing Program

KPMG Employers Managing Tax & Legal Issues During COVID-19


Canada Emergency Response Benefit CERB

Employment and Social Development Canada Workplace Benefits and Services

Federal COVID-19 Job Bank

Grey County YMCA Employment Services

KPMG Employers Managing Tax & Legal Issues During COVID-19

Agriculture and Food

Farm Credit Canada Loans and Resources

Ontario Federation of Agriculture guidelines for Direct-to-Consumer Sales

Resources from Federal Trade Commissioner

Health guidelines for social isolation and links to federal program info for Seasonal Agricultural Workers

Ontario's Agri-food Jobs Portal

Export Development Canada Webinar, Managing Impacts on Global Supply Chains 

Further reduction in farm tax rate in Grey County

Tourism and Hospitality

Workplace Safety and Prevention Health & Safety Guidance for Tourism & Hospitality Sector

Guidelines for Short-Term Rental Accommodations

Resources from Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC)

Resources from Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO)

Resources from RTO7 

Public Health Grey Bruce Guidelines for Reopening Restaurants

Restaurants Canada Recovery Guide Reopening Resource for Foodservice Operators

Ontario Restaurant, Hotel & Motel Association Dinesafe Guide

Tourism HR Canada Free Emerit Online Training 


YMCA Employement video Dealing With Difficult People

Retail Council of Canada Road to Retail Recovery

Workplace safety information by sector

Ontario Resources for Preventing COVID 19 in the Workplace 

Grey Bruce Health Unit information for Businesses, Employess and Organizations

The Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety have created tip sheets for all sectors