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Leads Employment Services

As Perth County re-opens for business, you, as a business owner, will be one of the critical drivers to reset our economy. Leads Employment Services is here to support your hiring needs, just as we have been for employers during the pandemic. Leads has responded to the calls for essential workers by screening qualified job […]

THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF STRATFORD CITY HALL, 1 WELLINGTON STREET, P.O. BOX 818 STRATFORD ON N5A 6W1 Tel: 519-271-0250 ext. 329 www.stratford.ca FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 2, 2020 City of Stratford Announces COVID-19 Economic Support and Recovery Task Force Stratford – The City of Stratford is working with the business community to spearhead […]

A Message from Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettipiece

March 25th, 2020 UNSURE ABOUT WHETHER TO CLOSE YOUR BUSINESS DUE TO COVID-19? Dear Friends, Many of you have contacted me regarding the provincial government’s decision to close all non-essential businesses as of today. This was a difficult but necessary decision. I know that many of you have already faced tough decisions of your own […]

Federal Resources & Employment Insurance

BDC loan program to help small business during the COVID-19 outbreak: https://www.bdc.ca/en/pages/special-support.aspx?special-initiative=covid19 Coping with COVID-19 for business – Free webinar session on March 25th: https://www.bdc.ca/en/articles-tools/entrepreneur-toolkit/webinars/pages/how-cope-impacts-covid-19-on-your-business.aspx Banks concerning mortgage payments and other credit instruments: https://cba.ca/canada-six-biggest-banks-take-decisive-action-to-help-customers-impacted-by-covid-19?l=en-us Employment Insurance Due to Layoff Example: Vettorel laid off nearly all of his staff over the weekend in the wake of […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Business Confidence Improves but More Remains to be Done: 2019 Ontario Economic Outlook

(Toronto – February 19, 2019) – Today, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released its third annual Ontario Economic Report (OER), offering a unique perspective on the experience of businesses of all sizes across the province. Through the Business Confidence Survey, the Business Prosperity Index, and the Economic Outlook, this report presents a candid look […]