The Belleville Chamber of Commerce is committed to ensuring that Belleville's business community has the resources and information needed during these challenging times. We will publish information from the City of Belleville, Public Health, Quinte Waste Solutions and other local organizations.
During this time, although the Log Cabin is closed to the public, our staff are working and available to help you in any way that we can. Please don't hesitate to contact us at 613.962.4597.
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GOVERNMENT OF CANADA: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Outbreak update
Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses
DOWNLOAD the Canada Business App, from the federal government. It is easy to navigate government services, get recommendations tailored to your business, set up personalized notifications and find the answers you need to start up, scale up and access new markets.
Canada Emergency Business Account providing interest-free loans of up to $40,000.
Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) for workers at least 15 years old.
GOVERNMENT OF ONTARIO: Visit dedicated website for updates
Businesses and organizations who can supply emergency products and innovative solutions to support the government’s response to COVID-19 can visit Ontario.ca/OntarioTogether.
Ministry of Economic Devlopment, Job Creation and Trade asking for feedback from small business to help develop a Small Business Success strategy by conducting consultations online and in person. READ MORE on the goals of the consultations and how to participate.
List of Essential Businesses - updated April 3 (enforced April 4)
Ontario provides full transparecy by releasing COVID-19 modelling (Apr. 3)
Ontario extends emergency declaration to stop the spread of COVID-19 (Mar 30)
Ontario prohibits gatherings of more than five people with strict exceptions. Stronger action is required to stop the spread of COVID-19 (Mar 28)
Ontario protecting consumers from price gouging with offenders facing fines of up to $500,000 for charging unfair prices on necessary goods. (Mar 28)
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is announcing a number of temporary measures to support Ontarians and businesses that have been significantly impacted by the spread of COVID-19. This includes licensed restaurants and bars can sell alcohol with food takeout and delivery orders. (Mar 26)
List of Essential Workplaces - Note that teleworking and online commerce are permitted at all times for all businesses. Click here for full list of essential workplaces. (Mar. 23)