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
COVID-19 News & Updates
Health and Safety
The federal government committed Monday to advancing talks with the provinces and territories on ensuring that every worker in Canada who needs it can access 10 days of paid sick leave a year, a measure viewed as important to the “recovery phase” of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Ontario is allowing over two dozen health-care providers, including dentists and massage therapists, to return to work immediately once health and safety guidelines are in place.
Dentists, optometrists, massage therapists, chiropractors, physiotherapists, psychologists, dieticians, denturists, and midwives are some of the professions included on the list released today.
EXPANDED ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR CANADA EMERGENCY BUSINESS ACCOUNT
Today, the federal government announced an expansion to the eligibility criteria for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) to include many owner-operated small businesses.
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Ontario Announces Additional Workplaces that Can Reopen
May 14, 2020
Additional seasonal, retail and household businesses must follow public health guidelines