Federal Government announces new measures and funding for economic recovery given new COVID surge

  •  January, 2022
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...

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Financial relief: A new property tax subclass for small businesses

  •  December, 2021
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...

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Helping community through this pandemic and beyond

  •  July, 2021
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...

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