Below are links to resources provided by our Municipal, Regional, Provincial, and Federal governments in response to the COVID-19 crisis, as well as resources provided by other reputable and trusted organizations.

We will be updating this page as new information is announced.

We are here to support our local businesses! Please reach out the the Chamber office if you would like to discuss any issues you’re facing or if you need help navigating any of the information or links below.

For information on how you can get involved with supporting our community during this pandemic, visit our Not-For-Profit Organizations page.

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Local Resources

If you have questions or concerns about your business and the COVID-19 pandemic, please contact the Business Support Phone Line. Lincoln Ontario staff are ready to provide information and assistance to businesses in need.

Government Updates and Announcements

Government of Canada Prime Minister of Canada News Releases

Government of OntarioNewsroom

Niagara RegionNews Releases

Town of Lincoln News and Media Releases

Screening Resources

Niagara Region Public Health – Downloadable Screening Tool

Toolkits to Assist with Developing Workplace Safety Plans –

Federal Government Toolkit
Provincial Government Toolkit

Resources for Reopening

Government of Ontario

Reopening Ontario After COVID-19
Ontario Together: Help Fight Coronavirus

Canadian Chamber of CommerceReopening Canada’s Economy: A National Guide for Business

Constant ContactGuide to Reopening your Business

Niagara Region – COVID-19 Posters and Resources

Retail Council of CanadaCOVID-19 Recovery Planning

Workplace Safety & Prevention ServicesPost-Pandemic Business Playbook

Business Financial Relief and Resources

Government of Ontario

Province’s plan includes $10,000 grant for eligible small businesses and additional electricity-rate relief

Ontario Business Costs Rebate Program and six-month interest- and penalty-free period for Ontario businesses to make payments for most provincially administered taxes

Government of Canada
Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses
Canada Small Business Financing Program
Business Benefits Finder

Learn more about post-CERB support programsSupporting Canadians Through the Next Phase of the Economy Re-Opening: Increased Access to EI and Recovery Benefits

Learn more about the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)
The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Can Work for You
We’re Here to Help
Take Another Look at the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

Sam OosterhoffCovidSupports

Business Development Bank of CanadaSupport for Entrepreneurs Impacted by the Coronavirus COVID-19

Niagara Economic DevelopmentCOVID-19 Business Support

Ontario Energy BoardCOVID-19 Energy Assistance Program for Small Business (CEAP-SB)

Business Continuity, Toolkits, Plans

Business Development Bank of Canada

On-Demand Webinar How to Cope with the Impacts of COVID-19 on Your Business
On-Demand Webinar | Digitize Your Business and Gain a Competitive Edge with a Step-by-Step Plan
Business Continuity Plan and Templates for Entrepreneurs

Canadian Chamber of CommerceCanadian Business Resilience Network

Essential HRBlog | Blog posts to help employers navigate COVID-19

ISSERVICE TechnologyZoom Hosting Best Practices & Setup Guide

LegalShield Business SolutionsCOVID-19 Legal Resource Centre

Ontario Business Improvement Area Association Digital Main Street

Toronto Board of Trade & World Trade Centre TorontoRecovery Activation Program (RAP)

Mental Health Resources

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) –

Responding to Employee Anxiety
Tips to Support Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic
BounceBack Program

CDCTips for Stress and Coping During COVID-19

Government of CanadaMental Health Tips for Working from Home

Mental Health Commission of CanadaCOVID-19 Self-Care & Resilience Guide

Public Health

World Health Organization

Canada Public Health  

Public Health Ontario

Niagara Public Health

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