The Ontario government has announced it will be providing a guide on how to start home-based food businesses. The move is an attempt to offer a “how-to” for food entrepreneurs during such a difficult time for the industry.
Starting on October 10, indoor dining will be prohibited in Toronto, Peel, and Ottawa for a minimum of 28 days amid a spike in cases.
Press release The Ontario government introduced on September 17 the Helping Tenants and Small Businesses Act that would, if passed, freeze rent in 2021 for most rent-controlled and non-rent-controlled residential units. The bill would provide the vast majority of Ontario’s tenants with financial relief as the province continues down the path of renewal, growth and economic recovery. […]
The Ontario government is expanding its Risk Management Program, which benefits the province’s farmers, a year earlier than planned by $50 million.
The legislation applies to businesses that are eligible for federal/provincial rent assistance for evictions from May 1, 2020 until August 31, 2020.
The addition of $15M into Ontario’s Agri-food Workplace Protection Program more than triples the previous investment by provincial and federal governments.
On June 12, outdoor dine-in service at Ontario restaurants and bars in regions that have moved into Stage 2 of the province’s relaunching will reopen.
Ontario’s outdoor patios may be temporarily extended or added by licensed establishments to ensure the safety of guests and staff.