List of Government Supports for Individuals and Businesses

General Supports

Toronto.ca/covid19 - Visit for current public health updates on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Toronto, impacted City services and the City's policies to address the pandemic.
Ontario.ca/covid19 - Visit for current public health updates on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ontario, information on assessments and the Province's policies to address the pandemic.
Canada.ca/covid19 - Visit for current public health updates on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Canada, travel advice and the Province's policies to address the pandemic.

Supports for Individuals and Families

Municipal
Economic Support & Recovery for Individuals & Families- Updated list of supports for individuals and families from all levels of government.
Social Support
 - The City of Toronto is partnering with community agencies to connect residents to resources, services, programs, and support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Provincial
Public Health Ontario - Provide scientific and technical advice and support to clients working in government, public health, health care, and related sectors.
Employment Standards Amendment Act - An overview of the Employment Standards Amendment Act which provides job-protected leave to employees in isolation or quarantine due to COVID-19.

Federal
Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan -  provides an overview of the Federal Government’s announced support for Canadians.

Supports for Business

Municipal​

Economic Support & Recovery for Businesses - Updated list of supports for businesses from all levels of government.
Economic Support & Recovery Plan - The Mayor’s Economic Support and Recovery Task Force was launched to help protect Toronto’s economic success in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Provincial 
Ontario Together - Call for businesses and organizations to assist with supplying emergency products and innovative solutions to support our response to COVID-19.
Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries - The Ministry has convened a series of advisory groups with leading sector stakeholders. 
Office of the Premier - New legislation to come on job protections for workers who take leave from work. 
Ministry of Finance - The Cabinet Committee will be performing consultations with big and small businesses across the province.

Federal
Business Credit Availability Program - A $10 billion fund administered by Business Development Canada and Export Development Canada.
Resources for Businesses - A list of resources on topics such as supporting employees, financial implications and business preparedness, business travel and events, and exporting and international business.
Employment and Social Development Canada - A list of resources on topics including employment insurance, work-sharing program, and the labour program and federally regulated workplaces.
Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan -  provides an overview of the Federal Government’s announced support for Canadians and Businesses.
Additional Support for Canadian Businesses from the Economic Impact of COVID-19 - These measures are a part of the Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, which provides direct support and tax deferrals to Canadian workers and businesses to help them in these difficult times.

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