THE KEY TO COVID-19 BUSINESS SURVIVAL: CASH FLOW SUPPORT PROGRAMS
Federal and provincial governments have launched several stimulus programs to help businesses gain access to additional cash and financing options to evolve their cash flow planning and strategic investments.
The Last Straw Distillery in Vaughan is Transforming its Production Line to Make Hand Sanitizers
The Vaughan-based Last Straw Distillery is one of the latest businesses to transform its actual line of production to make much-needed hand sanitizers.
“The hand sanitizer approval actually came through on Sunday (March 29). I guess Health Canada was looking through the weekend to process all these applications,” said Mike Hook, one of the distillery’s founders.
Smart Growth: SmartVMC, Vaughan, Ontario
Just the promise of a subway station is enough to launch serious development. More than a decade ago, the TTC committed to building a station in Vaughan, at the northern end of Toronto’s University Line extension. This announcement provided the fuel for an enormous development called Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC). The project’s ambition is plainly stated in the name—nothing less than a new urban area in the sprawling suburbs of Vaughan.
Markham-based Flato Developments Supporting Ontario Communities in the Fight Against COVID-19
MARKHAM, April 2, 2020 /CNW/ – The COVID-19 pandemic has put a significant strain on all healthcare institutions and hospitals resulting in an increased need for donations to help protect workers. As a response to this crisis, the team at Flato Developments, a builder and land developer of commercial and residential communities, has begun distributing personal protective equipment (PPE) in the form of KN95 and surgical masks to front line workers serving communities across southern Ontario.
Vaughan-based GetintheLoop Launches $10,000 Community Investment Program – Helping Support Small Businesses
As a technology company, our team at GetintheLoop has always tried to think of a better way to do things through the tech we build. Our original purpose was to use local offers to connect people with business in local communities.
Newmarket Headquartered AirBoss Announces US$96 Million Contract for FlexAir™ PAPR System from FEMA to Help Battle COVID-19
NEWMARKET, Ontario, March 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AirBoss of America Corp. (TSX: BOS) (the “Company” or “AirBoss”) today announced that AirBoss Defense Group (“ADG”) has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the manufacture and sale of 100,000 FlexAir™ Powered Air Purifying Respirator (“PAPR”) systems, 600,000 filters, and related accessories.
IMMEDIATE ACTIONS YORK REGION EMPLOYERS SHOULD TAKE IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19
The Canadian federal government has announced its economic response plan to COVID-19, including multiple new and rapidly evolving financial support programs to help SMEs through the coronavirus pandemic. This article highlights the available federal and provincial government funding programs to help employers in York Region through these extraordinary times.
Markham-based Dental Brand Donates Over 100,000 Surgical Masks Amid COVID-19 Crisis, Collected Personally by Premier
Superheroes not only wear masks, they donate them too.
When Dental Brands offered to donate over 100,000 surgical masks, Ontario Premier Doug Ford showed up in person with his own truck to collect the supplies.
Markham Headquartered Enghouse Systems Integrates with Microsoft Teams for Contact Center
MARKHAM, Ontario, March 31, 2020 /CNW/ – Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH) is participating in the Microsoft Teams Connected Contact Center certification program and now offers cloud and on-premise contact center options for Microsoft Teams.
Stouffville health-care provider looks to make own face shields with 3D printers
Stouffville resident Alison Turner never though she would be making protective face shields, but desperate times call for desperate measures.