There are a number of programs being built and implemented with lightning speed in order to help residents and business during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thanks to our member Cody & James CPAs for pulling together a chart that breaks down each program. This resource is posted on our website:
This will be a high-level overview of the programs and we encourage you to check out the above website as all programs for the federal, provincial, and municipal governments can be found through the COVID-19 Business Resource Portal.
Expense Reduction Items:
Replacement Income Items:
Tax-Free Benefit Items:
A resource created by Chamber member Matthew Savino and his team at Savino Human Resources Partners is also extremely helpful.
The flowchart is designed to help people navigate Employment Insurance and the Canada Emergency Response Benefit.
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Business Continuity Survey
Leaders from PKED, DBIA, Chamber of Commerce, Community Futures Peterborough and Innovation Cluster (TeamPTBO) are working together to identify how the impact of COVID-19 will be hardest felt by our local business community.