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Workplace Mental Health During COVID-19

As we continue to face the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting your mental health and the mental health of your employees is more important than ever. Many of us are concerned about our physical health and being unable … Continue reading

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Re-Opening Guidelines & Halton Webinar Series

On Tuesday, May 19, Stage 1 of the Government of Ontario’s reopening plan comes into effect.  The first stage of reopening will focus on workplaces that are well-positioned to follow public health advice to maintain physical distancing, implement workplace safety … Continue reading

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Halton companies stepping up to help fight COVID-19

On March 11, St Michael’s Hospital in downtown Toronto reached out to ASTOUND Group, a custom design and build manufacturer in Oakville, to come up with a solution to protect front-line workers from exposure to COVID-19.  In less than 72 … Continue reading

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Halton organizations collaborate to help businesses navigate relief programs and fight COVID-19

  Halton Economic Development including the Small Business Center and Global Business Center is proud to be among many local organizations working together to help Halton businesses navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic.  From virtual forums hosted by local Chambers of Commerce, … Continue reading

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Getting to the sale in the age of COVID-19

COVID-19 has brought many challenges for small businesses, but with it, it has opened up some very diverse opportunities to connect and engage us with our customers. Today, face-to-face interactions are diminishing, but growing your relationship with your customers are … Continue reading

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Resources for Businesses: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Businesses Funding Programs and Support Federal, provincial and municipal governments have announced a number of programs and resources to support businesses through the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Visit our website  for information and links to these programs. We committed to supporting Halton … Continue reading

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Halton Businesses: How you can help Canada combat COVID-19

Government of Canada Procurement In support of the Government of Canada’s whole-of-government response to Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Public Works and Government Services Canada are asking suppliers about their ability to provide products and services.    Are you a business that can … Continue reading

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Data Insights – Issue #6 Halton Economic Update newsletter

The Halton Economic Update provides recent highlights of our dynamic business community, key economic metrics and updates on development and real estate activity. Issue #6 Halton Economic Update has been released. In this issue: BDO bringing 500 new jobs to … Continue reading

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Meet our Starter Company Plus Participants & Grant Recipients!

In November 2019, the Halton Small Business Centre kicked off its second phase of the Starter Company Plus program. The program supports aspiring entrepreneurs looking to build their small businesses. The program provides training, mentoring and an opportunity to receive … Continue reading

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Halton Small Business Centre & Global Business Centre – 2019 Year in Review

As we prepare for 2020, we look back at our exciting 2019 successes and accomplishments at the Halton Small Business Centre and Global Business Centre! First and foremost, we are thankful for our clients. It’s been a privilege to assist … Continue reading

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