City of Toronto support and funding for small businesses and restaurants 2022
The following is a breakdown of the supports, services and resources the City of Toronto has put in place for small businesses impacted by the pandemic.
“Toronto is made up of so many small businesses that are essential to our City’s success and vitality. In partnership with the Government of C...
Federal Government announces new measures and funding for economic recovery given new COVID surge
By Al Ruggero
The Federal Government announced an Economic and Fiscal Update on Dec.14, addressing lingering and emerging impacts of Covid -19 and the new Omicron related surge to our small businesses with measures to spur regional economic development.
These include extending assistance and deadl...
Financial relief: A new property tax subclass for small businesses
By Jessica Pointon
Assistant to City Councillor Anthony Perruzza
COVID-19 has resulted in unprecedented impacts on many companies and stores, especially small businesses. On November 9, 2021, City Council approved a 15 percent reduction in the property tax rate for small businesses through a new p...
Helping community through this pandemic and beyond
By Tom Rakocevic
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for many.
As Ontario enters the second stage of the provincial reopening, there is some optimism that the light at the end of the tunnel may be near, but there are still so many who have been affected both socially and economical...