The following local organizations have created resource pages to help businesses, non-profits, and charities navigate this situation:
London Business COVID-19 Portal - The London Economic Development Corporation (LEDC), London Chamber of Commerce, and London Small Business Centre have partnered to create this resource hub for London businesses, providing a one-stop shop for reliable and up-to-date resources and information about local, provincial, and federal government COVID-19 measures.
- The Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board has launched a message in response to COVID-19, which includes resources for job seekers, businesses, employees, and service providers.
- The London Economic Development Corporation has posted a resource page and is asking for your innovative ideas to support local businesses during COVID-19.
- The London Small Business Centre has compiled a list of essential resources for you and your business, from pandemic preparedness to financial supports
Pillar Nonprofit Network offers a resource page tailored to the needs of local non-profits, including important industry news.
TechAlliance has compiled resources that will help tech companies get support, make a plan for remote work, become part of the COVID-19 solution, and more.
- The Hyde Park BIA has developed a COVID-19 Action Plan to support local businesses survive the pandemic and prepare for post-COVID recovery. Many Hyde Park businesses have adjusted services and remain open, and are listed on the BIA website.
Ontario Made - Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters has launched an Ontario Made program that will will promote and help consumers identify, access and purchase goods that are made across the province. The program includes a new Ontario Made logo that manufacturers can use to identify made-in-Ontario products, and a new website and digital newsletter to help consumers find products made in the province. Manufacturers can register their products now at SupportOntarioMade.ca to be included in the program. Consumers and retailers can sign up to receive updates at the program unfolds.
Building Mental Health into Operations During COVID-19 Toolkit - The Mental Health Commission of Canada has created this toolkit, which is a collection of guidelines, tip sheets, videos, conversation guides, and other resources to help employers and workers weave mental health into the fabric of their workplace.
Pandemic Planning: Reopening for Business - The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety has released the e-course Pandemic Planning: Reopening for Business, to help organizations across Canada safely return to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics covered in the course include how coronavirus spreads and its symptoms, employer and worker duties and responsibilities in a COVID-19 return to business plan, methods of control (including cleaning and disinfecting), how to manage the workplace and prepare workers for a safe return, and understanding the impacts of a pandemic on mental health.