Resources for Reopening

Resources for Reopening

These documents and websites can help you develop a plan for opening your store back up to the public.

Roadmap to Reopening

Learn more about provincial restrictions, the stages of reopening, and the government's plans.

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Develop Your COVID-19 Workplace Safety Plan

This guide is for employers. Whether they are currently operating or planning for their workers to return to work, the guide will help them develop a plan to work safely. It will help prepare them to put controls into place to make the workplace safer for everyone.

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Leading Successfully in Turbulent Times

In turbulent times, how can boards, senior management and risk managers safeguard the business and discover opportunities amid a crisis? 

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Small Business Recovery Resources

Learn about resources available for Ontario businesses with fewer than 100 employees.

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Resources to Prevent COVID-19 in the Workplace

Ontario is releasing safety guidelines to protect workers, customers and the general public from COVID-19 as it prepares for a gradual reopening of the provincial economy. These resources are available for different sectors. They will help employers and workers better understand how to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Tip Sheets

Created by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, each document offers health and safety tips and good practices, for both employers and workers, specific to each industry or sector. Organizations and businesses can adopt this guidance to protect their workers and prevent the spread of infections.

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COVID-19 Owners and Face Coverings

A few tips on how business owners and staff may address concerns with the use of face coverings in commercial businesses.

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Dine Safe

The Ontario Restaurant Hotel and Motel Association (ORHMA) has been working closely with industry leaders, government agencies, technology experts, legal advisors and key supply partners. Together, we have developed DineSafe, a catalogue of best practices to help guide your safe and successful reopening.

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Local COVID-19 Suppliers and Contractors

A list of suppliers and contractors that will help you with obtaining proper supplies for a safe reopening.

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Workplace PPE Supplier Directory

Before your business reopens, review sector-specific guidelines to identify personal protective equipment (PPE) and supplies to keep your employees and customers safe. Supplies are in high demand and the needs of frontline health care workers and first responders will continue to be prioritized.

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Workshops + EventsView All

Jun 15

Join other women entrepreneurs to learn about the benefits of hiring a virtual assistant and how doing so can help grow your business.

Jun 15

Learn the Basics of Brand Marketing!

Jun 17

Starting a small business? Learn how Kingston Economic Development can help!

Jun 17

Join us for this webinar and learn how to address shifting employee expectations as many regions across Canada and the United States move closer to fully reopening.

Jun 17

In our next Virtual Café for Women Entrepreneurs, we’ll be discussing the tools and techniques required to convert your social media followers into paying customers.

Jun 17

Here is a short blurb and the link to Eventbrite to register, as well as a social media file we created to use in conjunction.