The Economic Development department is committed to working closely with local businesses and partners to support economic recovery in Oakville.
Effective January 14, Oakville is under a stay-at-home order as part of the second provincial emergency due to COVID-19. Enhanced public health and workplace safety measures are in effect for all of Ontario and are anticipated to be in place until at least Thursday, February 11, 2021.
For questions regarding impacts to your business or employment, call Ontario's Stop the Spread Business Information Line at 1-888-444-3659.
Learn more about rent relief, wage subsidies, and access to capital for pandemic recovery.Learn more
Find free web building tools, one-on-one support, and grants to grow your business.Online tools
Explore one-on-one advisory services and local programs for your business.Learn more
Review a list of Ontario PPE suppliers to keep your employees and customers safe.Learn more
Halton Region Public Health information on workplace safety measures.Learn more
Discover provincial resources available for businesses with fewer than 100 employees.Learn more
Canadian businesses, non-profit organizations or charities who have seen a drop in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for a subsidy to cover part of their commercial rent or property expenses.Learn more
Businesses located in areas categorized as control or lockdown, such as Oakville, can apply for rebates, provided in the form of grants, to help with their fixed costs.Learn more
The Ontario Small Business Support Grant is intended to help small businesses in Ontario that are required to close or significantly restrict services under Ontario's province-wide shutdown effective December 26, 2020. Eligible businesses can receive between $10,000 and $20,000.Apply now