COVID-19 Recovery

The Economic Development department is committed to working closely with local businesses and partners to support economic recovery in Oakville.

Ontario to Require Proof of Vaccination in Select Settings

As of September 22, 2021, Ontarians will need to be fully vaccinated and provide their proof of vaccination along with photo ID to access certain public settings and facilities. 

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Dr. Hamidah Meghani, Halton's Medical Officer of Health, recommneds all local employers have a workplace COVID-19 vaccination policy.

For workplaces with more than 100 workers physically present, Halton Region Public Health requires mandatory COVID-19 safety plan and vaccination policies in place by September 22, 2021. See Instructions for the Medical Officer of Health for more information. 

Halton’s COVID-19 Public Health Guidelines: Restaurants, Bars and other Food and Drink Establishments

For more information, visit halton.ca

Ontario is currently in Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen. The Provincial government is pausing the exit from the Roadmap. The Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts will continue to monitor the data to determine when it is safe to exit the Roadmap.

For questions regarding impacts to your business or employment, call Ontario's Stop the Spread Business Information Line at 1-888-444-3659. 

Link to financial support programs

Financial support programs

Access financial support 

Learn more about rent relief, wage subsidies, and access to capital for pandemic recovery. 

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Grow your business online

Grow your business online

Find free web building tools, one-on-one support, and grants to grow your business. 

Online tools

Oakville recovery programs

Oakville recovery programs

Explore one-on-one advisory services and local programs for your business.

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Source local PPE

Source local PPE

Review a list of Ontario PPE suppliers to keep your employees and customers safe.

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Public Health Guidelines

Public Health Guidelines

Halton Region Public Health information on workplace safety measures.

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Small Business Recovery

Small Business Recovery

Discover provincial resources available for businesses with fewer than 100 employees. 

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