We are committed to assisting you and your business as we move through the Re-Open Ontario stages. Although our office may not be open for your visit, communication by phone, email and online business counselling will not be interrupted. Please visit the “Contact Us” page to connect with the right person to assist you. Thank you for your patience.
Trenval and Small Business Centre Clients
With concerns around COVID-19, Trenval and the Small Business Centre offices are currently closed.
The business community can reach staff by leaving a phone message or by connecting through email. Please see our contact tab.
Workshops scheduled for March and April will be rescheduled or offered online.
Trenval has developed emergency loans for current investment clients to help with cashflow and to keep their business afloat. Existing clients are encouraged to email Eileen Brown to discuss their repayment options of existing accounts that have be approved by Trenval’s Investment Committee.
RESOURCES FOR BUSINESS:
Best Preparedness Tools
To plan your business continuity and mitigate the potential effects of an emergency use these templates provided by BDC
The Trade Commissioner’s website serves as a one-stop-shop for Canadian businesses – focusing on the following four considerations:
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has put together a list of resources for businesses these can be accessed on their website at http://www.chamber.ca/resources/pandemic-preparedness/. This includes a pandemic preparation guide for businesses as well as tools shared by Camber members.
Business Development Bank of Canada – financial support for entrepreneurs
Find COVID-related supports for businesses – get more information on specific programs and services being offered to businesses
Pandemic Preparedness for Business – learn more about preparedness from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce
canada.ca – platform as new supports becomes available.
https://www.tradecommissioner.gc.ca/campaign-campagne/ressources-entreprises-COVID-19-business-resources.aspx?lang=eng – Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Resources for Canadian businesses / Maladie à coronavirus (COVID-19) : Ressources pour les entreprises canadiennes
https://www.bdc.ca/en/about/mediaroom/news_releases/pages/bdc-announces-additional-measures-provide-relief-canadian-entrepreneurs.aspx – Business Development Bank of Canada – Support for Entrepreneurs impacted by coronavirusEDC stands ready to support Canadian exporters impacted by COVID-19 – Export Development Canada
https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/corporate/notices/coronavirus.html – Employment and Social Development Canada
https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/work-sharing/temporary-measures-forestry-sector.html – Work-Sharing Program pages
https://canada-preview.adobecqms.net/en/employment-social-development/corporate/notices/coronavirus.html – ESDC COVID-19 Employment and Social Development Canada – Support Measures page
For a thorough and up-to-date list please visit https://quintedevelopment.com/resources-for-business-during-covid-19-pandemic/