Unemployment rate coming down while CERB extended (applications for extension expected soon)
Note: CERB is all taxable income
Province launches “Shop Local! Shop Safe! Shop With Confidence!” campaign to support local businesses. https://www.news.ontario.ca/medg/en/2020/06/ontario-encourages-support-of-local-small-businesses.html
Grant programs launching this week: Senior’s Community Grant Program reopens for organizations focused on reducing seniors’ isolation, and promoting safety and well being.
Francophone Community Grant program.
Safety Plan for reopening schools giving parents choices.
Simcoe County Ask an Expert series continues with the next session on Legal Advice for business owners June 29: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uhsKT9M2wI – see https://edo.simcoe.ca/ for other recordings and resources
Local businesses can still apply and get a free online store website with promotion tools and bonuses at https://digitalmainstreet.ca/shophere/
Work in Simcoe County website launches – 1300 job listings.
Tourism Simcoe County launches “Staycation” campaign to encourage hyper-local tourism.
EDCNS through OMAFRA launching business survey next week – a look at where North Simcoe is, individual business needs and plans for growth. Please watch for that opportunity.
Huronia Community Foundation funding all awarded – please consider giving to your charities now as they innovate to consider how to create the “Gala” experience with physical distancing.