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Covid-19 Information - Government Response Plan

Government of Canada and Ontario

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COVID-19 resources for businesses from the GOVERNMENT OF CANADA and health information from the PROVINCE OF ONTARIO

Updated April 2nd - Canada's Economic Response Plan

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is seeking suppliers to support our efforts to combat COVID 19.

Calling all suppliers – Help Canada combat Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Additional information from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Minto Chamber of Commerce Government Response programs

Information from the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) for businesses and their employees

Small Business Newsletter: This document summarizes selected government comments up to March 18, 2020. 

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Hawks' Nest is back!!

Application deadline is March 27, 2020

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Join us for the third annual Hawks' Nest Competition! Local entrepreneurs get to pitch their business ideas to investors to win financial support and /or mentoring for their business. If you know someone who would like to start their own business, share this information with them! A great chance for promotion throughout the region and for applicants to benefit from free business plan training sessions. Visit sbdc.ca/hawks-nest for all the details! 

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Saugeen Connects Group wins Award of Excellence!

2019 Community Futures Conference Awards

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The Saugeen Connects group is pleased to announce they are the recipients of this year's Awards of Excellence for Community Economic Development. Partnerships work! 

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Free Access to Succession Matching Service

Ask for your FREE coupon code!

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Saugeen Connects is pleased to announce the second intake of coupon code distribution to regional farm and businesses owners interested in developing a succession plan to protect their investment and their futures by having a plan in place. For more information, contact our Business Community Counsellor, Jamie Doherty, 519-799-5750 Ext. 5 or email jamie@sbdc.ca

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New Loan available for Women Entrepreneurs!

Up to $20,000 available to qualifying applicants

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Financing to assist women entrepreneurs with: a business startup, new equipment purchases or upgrades, leaseholds and facade improvements, IT needs - such as computer hardware and software, POS systems, etc. 

Click on the image below to download the flyer; for the full application, click on the link above.

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