Welcome Back, Oakville!

Explore resources and information to help bring your business back to full operations in Oakville, as the province continues its plan to reopen Ontario.

Can my business reopen?

Review the province's framework to gradually reopen business in Ontario

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Guidelines for reopening

Prepare your business for reopening by implementing new safety protocols 

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People Outside Safely Together (POST)

Make the POST promise and commit to public health standards for your business

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Welcome Back Oakville Map

Learn how your favourite local business has modified service delivery, including online ordering, curbside pick-up, patios, and more.

This map also includes a list of local personal protective equipment (PPE) suppliers so you can prepare to support local, safely.


Downloadable Marketing Templates

Downloadable Marketing Templates

Downloadable Marketing Templates

Join the community-wide Welcome Back Oakville campaign to promote supporting local in Oakville. Download digital ad templates and use the hashtag #WelcomeBackOakville to amplify your voice. Task Force Partners will share Welcome Back Oakville social media posts to help promote your business throughout the summer months.

Marketing Templates

Downloadable Safety Decals

Keep everyone safe with floor decal reminders to stay two meters apart and customizable window decals. Image files are provided in .pdf and .eps formats, ready for print with the following specifications.

Non-slip laminate, 18” x 18” (floor decal)                                   
Clear, removable vinyl, adhesive on front, 9” x 6" (window decal)

Questions about reopening?

Personal Protective Equipment

Prepare your business for re-opening by reviewing sector-specific guidelines to identify personal protective equipment (PPE) and supplies required to keep your employees and customers safe. 

Several supplier directories have been created to help businesses source PPEs required for safe reopening. Support local business by searching “Oakville” to find a supplier in your community, or explore the Welcome Back Oakville map.

Contribute to Canada’s response to COVID-19 and assist with the need for medical supplies and solutions:

If your business is innovating in response to Canada’s need for supplies and solutions, you may be eligible for funding and partnership programs to support your pandemic efforts.

Funding Programs

Collaboration Portal

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Collaboration Platform

2020 Patio Applications

2020 Patio Applications

2020 Patio Applications

Through the Town of Oakville’s Commercial Recovery Initiative, a new patio program has launched for 2020. This program provides new opportunities for businesses to establish patios, while supporting the town-wide reopening of commercial businesses in a practical and safe manner.

Apply to the patio program

Halton Region COVID-19 Public Health Guidelines

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