COVID-19 Business Support

Health and Safety
Counties Economic Development has developed recommended priorities for Economic Recovery. A task team has been formed to focus on the first priority - Support for Business Re-openings. The team has identified and developed key tools to assist businesses as they navigate provincial and local guidelines to ensure the health and safety of their staff and customers, including:
Leeds Grenville PPE Supplier List
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit Business Re-Openings Video
A Guide for Businesses Re-opening Safely
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit - Guidance for Businesses
Ontario Guidelines and posters to protect workers, customers and public
Visit Counties dedicated COVID-19 webpage for details.
Local Funding Still Available for Businesses
If your business does not qualify for, or you have been declined for current Government of Canada COVID-19 programs, please connect with your local Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDCs) to find out more about the Regional Relief and Recovery Funding (RRRF) program.
The RRRF provides up to $40,000 conditionally repayable loan (interest free, 25% forgiveness available provided 75% of original loan amount is paid by December 31, 2022).