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Supporting Business Through COVID

Since the start of the pandemic, we’ve heard a clear message: your business needs help. This is where you’ll find it.
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The COVID pandemic put enormous pressure on businesses. 

While the pandemic continues to change and evolve, the Board – as a champion for business growth and catalyst for solutions – will continue to share resources to help you endure any disruption and advocate to governments for business-friendly solutions. 

Learn more about the actions we’ve taken to support businesses through this unprecedented time. 

Helping businesses reopen  

We’ve put together guides and tools to help more businesses safely reopen, stay open and follow new guidelines. 

Promoting safe workplaces and businesses

To help restore confidence in returning to businesses – either as a customer or employee – we’ve put together a list of leading practices that businesses, building owners and cities can follow to help reduce the risk of COVID transmission, in partnership with health experts and major employers. 

View the full list of leading practices that are keeping people safe.

Continued advocacy for business-friendly solutions 

We’ll keep putting smart, business-friendly pandemic responses in front of government and other decision makers.  

Bringing employees and customers back 

In 2021, the Board launched We’re Ready Toronto – a campaign to inform the region on how businesses are keeping employees and customers safe from COVID and exciting people about return to Toronto, especially downtown. 

The campaign attracted wide media interest, energetic social media engagement and was backed by a dynamic advertising effort with thousands of businesses and partners. 

Partners invested in supporting businesses through COVID  

Whether by helping amplify the We’re Ready Toronto campaign or shaping the COVID supports built for businesses, these partners proved that even through uncertain times the business community is united.

Partners invested in supporting businesses through COVID

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