COVID-19 Recovery

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

Ontario Enacts Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order Starting Thursday, April 8, 2021

Effective Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., the Ontario government is issuing a province-wide Stay-at-Home order requiring everyone 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. 

In addition, the province is also strengthening public health and workplace safety measures for non-essential retail under the province-wide emergency brake

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COVID-19 public health measures and restrictions

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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