Posted on Thursday, May 07, 2020 09:00 AM
Whitby, Ontario – As Durham Region businesses prepare to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a need for personal protective equipment (PPE), as required by provincial guidelines.
To assist with this process, the Durham Economic Task Force has risen to the occasion; creating an online resource of local PPE options and outlining safety guidelines from the Province of Ontario.
The Safety and PPE web page provides options from local Durham manufacturers who either sell, or have pivoted...
Posted on Tuesday, May 05, 2020 03:30 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Durham Economic Task Force (DETF) is once again reaching out to local business owners—via a three-minute online survey—to learn more about the economic impacts of COVID-19 and help to shape local recovery efforts.
When: The COVID-19 Economic Recovery survey will be open until May 19, 2020.
Why: Survey results will be used to develop a made-in-Durham local business...
Posted on Monday, April 20, 2020 11:45 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region’s business community is rallying together and working as one cohesive task force to support local businesses, from across the region, during these challenging times.
The Durham Economic Task Force—comprised of local chambers of commerce, boards of trade and business improvement areas (BIAs), the Business Advisory Centre of Durham and other key stakeholders—has shared feedback collected from Durham businesses owners with local elected provincial (MPPs) and federal...
Posted on Friday, March 20, 2020 02:15 AM
Whitby, Ontario – As the COVID-19 crisis has forced some businesses to close their doors, a new task force has been formed to connect with key stakeholders across the Region and respond to the urgent needs of businesses.
The Durham Economic Task Force came together rapidly last week when reports of business impacts were just beginning. It is a collaborative response team made up of Durham Region’s Economic Development and Tourism team; Business Advisory Centre of Durham; all of Durham’s chambers...
Letter from John Henry, Regional Chair & CEO - Support for Durham Region Businesses through COVID-19
Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 05:00 AM
Today, John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer reached out to the federal and provincial governments to share his concern for the business community. Read the letter attached below.