The Economic Development department is committed to working closely with local businesses and partners to support economic recovery in Oakville.
On Friday, April 16, 2021, the Ontario government announced that they are extending the provincial emergency and Stay-at-Home for an additional two weeks. Everyone is required to remain at home except for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services, for outdoor exercise, or for work that cannot be done remotely.
The government also intends to implement additional public health and workplace safety measures effective Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 12:01 a.m.
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
The government is introducing the new Ontario Tourism and Hospitality Small Business Support Grant, which will provide one-time payments of $10,000 to $20,000 to eligible small businesses in the tourism and hospitality sector.
Application details will be available soon.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