Information for re-opening our province

Information for re-opening our province
Workplace Safety and Prevention Services has developed a guidance document on offering curbside pick-up and delivery services as well as a Return-to-Business Checklist:
Service Canada Link
Pandemic-Recovery Return to business link
Starting Friday May 8th - In-store payment and purchases at Garden Centres & Nurseries and starting Saturday May 9th hardware stores and safety supply stores (start will be allowed.  Touchless payments are still preferred and advised.
Businesses must follow public health measures and should review the workplace safety guidelines, such as promoting physical distancing and frequent handwashing, sanitizing surfaces, installing physical barriers, staggering shifts, and using contactless payment options to stop the spread of COVID-19.
In addition to easing restrictions on retail, the government is also expanding essential construction to allow below-grade multi-unit residential construction projects like apartments and condominiums to begin and existing above-grade projects to continue. This will help clear the way for the housing and jobs our economy will need to support economic recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Read the full press release from the Ontario Newsroom:…/ontario-further-eases-restriction…

MEDIA RELEASE: #NorthGrenville Fire Service lifts Total Burn Ban effective Friday, May 8, 2020.
Residents must obtain a burn permit and call before they burn.
Physical distancing protocols remain in place and no gathering of more than 5 people.
Read the full media release and safety tips here:

The #LoveNG website has got a new look! Now you can search and filter to find a business. Check it out and support local today!
We’d like to give a big THANK YOU to local business Probase Web for their virtual assistance on our municipal websites the past few weeks!
If your business would like to be added to this site please  E-mail Hillary at
The North Grenville Economic Development team is hosting a series of free webinars geared to supporting North Grenville businesses during this pandemic. The first is “Moving Your Business Towards Recovery” on Monday, May 11 at 5:00 pm.  Register here:
This free one-hour session contains strategies and tactics you can be using today to mobilize your business, whether you are a product or service-based business with or without a storefront.
You will hear the following subjects discussed and have an opportunity for Q and A
-Adapting to change in the current pandemic and the evolution of business from Respond to Recovery.
-Options to sell and adopt a new business model based on current consumer preferences.
- How to recalibrate your cash flow using different methods and understanding the implications of taking on loan debt
- What the current data is revealing about changing consumer behavior and what that means for retail and bricks and mortar.
This session will be offered by Karen McDonald-Hurley of the Opportunity Group
Karen has consulted and mentored hundreds of small businesses while working with various self-employment programs. She is the creator of “Business Plan BootCamp” an easy to understand, customizable step by step planning system to develop a business plan, and “Planning your Cashflow” both which have been used extensively in Small Business Enterprise Centres throughout Ontario. Opportunity Group also provides one on one coaching to business owners helping them with specific issues or opportunities they may be experiencing in their business.
How to reach us:
Terri-Lyn McEvoy
Executive Assistant