WQW Must Know Covid Update November 11th

by Rob Sysak, November 11, 2020

CEWS & CERS Programs

Recent Bulletins released pertaining to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) extension and the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) modified as well as the Lockdown Support Due to Significant Health Restrictions (add on under CERS)

The last link is a comprehensive table that summarizes the two programs:

Councillor Cressy’s office has reached out to WQW and the local community offering support regarding the shooting at Niagara and Queen.

“Councillor asked me to reach out today in light of the shooting yesterday on Queen. Instances such as these can be deeply traumatic to communities and he is deeply troubled that this is something that the West Queen west community experienced”. 

You can reach stephanie at: Stephanie.Mazerolle@toronto.ca – Cell Phone: 416-526-0588.


The BusinessTO Support Centre

Get access to one-on-one virtual support with applications for government resources and general business advice from the City’s 

BusinessTO Support Centre.

COVID-19: Economic Support & Resources for Businesses

  1. Specific COVID-19 support for different economic sectors.
    1. Business & Sector Resources

Highlights from this Provincial budget that effect local small businesses.
(Thank you to John Kiru & TABIA for supplying update & Highlights)

Ontario’s Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover

Thank you to John Kiru & TABIA for supplying update & Highlights


Positive Impact to Property Tax

Business Education Tax (BET)

New Property Tax Plan for Small Businesses

Ensuring Business Property Tax Assessments are not based on speculative land uses

Employer Health Tax (EHT)

Hydro Costs

Tourism Expense Rebate

Beverage Alcohol with Delivery & Take-Out

Additional Highlights: