BIA Business Government And Industry
Resources & Webinars
Collaborative Event Marketing Grant
Get together with 2 other BIA Businesses, to create a collaborative event and you can apply to receive a $400 financial grant. Plus receive in-kind support from the Perth BIA.
The intent of this support is to provide a platform to encourage business owners within the BIA, to align with other businesses to conduct collaborative events and marketing initiatives, with the assistance of the BIA Board and membership.
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Making Community Events Work For Your Business
People from all around Ontario associate historic Downtown Heritage Perth as the place where the community gathers to celebrate. This includes activities like the Night Markets, Weekends in Perth and the Stewart Park Festival, as well as other events like Garlic Festival, Festival of the Maples, the Perth Kilt Run and the Festival of Good Cheer. These events that bring THOUSANDS of people to Downtown Heritage Perth are your opportunity to introduce your business to new customers and to share your love for our community with your existing customers.
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Digital Main Street
A new round of funding will be coming in 2022
If you would like to book an online appointment, please contact Toby James. He is there to provide support for you to take part in the ShopHere or Future Proofing your business programs with Digital Main St.
To read more about these programs, go to Ontario | Digital Main Street.
Revenue Canada Tax Returns
Telephone: 1-800-959-8281 Customer service
Government of Canada
Covid-19 – Help for Families, Workers and Businesses:
Canada Emergency Response Benefit – https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/03/introduces-canada-emergency-response-benefit-to-help-workers-and-businesses.html
Canada’s COVID 19 Economic Response Plan
CANADA REVENUE AGENCY
1-800-959-8281 Help with MY Account
1-800-387-1193 Help with benefits
Employment & Social Development Canada
Loans & Business Support
SMALL BUSINESS ADVISORY CENTRE – SMITHS FALLS
Telephone: Cindy James, Manager
Phone: 613-283-7002 ext. 108
You can also direct message Cindy on Facebook or Instagram
Valuable Resources Link – https://smallbizcentre.ca/resource-centre/
CANADIAN FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESSES – CFIB
Urges governments to take more immediate action.
Covid-19 Updates and Resources – https://www.restaurantscanada.org/industry-news/navigating-coronavirus-covid-19-resources-for-foodservice-operators/
Covid-19: Operations Best Practices for Industry – Food and Consumer Products of Canada
Ministry Of Health- Signage For Stores Re: Social Distancing
Sample of signage is available on this site.
Government of Canada
Updates, Prevention and Risk, Symptoms and Treatment, Being Prepared. Travel Advice and Canada’s Response
Perth Hospital – Donations Of Personal Protection Equipment And Other Items
Donations of Personal Protection Equipment
As you are aware, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a global shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which will be essential to protect our health care workers and patients as we prepare to care for patients related to COVID-19. Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital would appreciate donation(s) of any of the following PPE items:
- N95 Masks – all sizes
- Surgical or procedure masks
- Ear loop masks
- Protective gloves – all sizes
- Vented goggles
- Face shields
Donations of Other Items
The hospital also needs additional disinfectants that meet hospital grade standards. If you have disinfectants and cleaners that you can make available, please contact us to discuss the specific products.
If you have other items that you would like to donate or discuss how you may be able to help, please contact the hospital at email@example.com. Please list the specific item, quantity available, product description, whether the packaging is open or not and your contact information.
Leeds, Grenville And Lanark District Health Unit
The main number to call is 1-800-660-5853 .
The local Smiths Falls office number is (613) 283-2740 .
General COVID-19 Enquiries – Ext. 2499, available weekdays, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and on weekends from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon.
Enquiries from Health Care Providers or for members of the public reporting symptoms – Ext. 2222, available 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. seven days a week.
Duty Desk, (Public Health Inspectors) for business operator enquiries – Ext. 2308, also available 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. seven days a week.
After hours crisis line – (613) 345-5685.
Online portal for viewing COVID test results: https://news.ontario.ca/mohltc/en/2020/04/ontario-increasing-public-health-units-capacity-to-stop-covid-19.html
Increasing mental health support: https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/04/ontario-increasing-mental-health-support-during-covid-19.html
Ontario Provincial Police
The public are reminded to only call 9-1-1 for emergencies.
For non-emergency items, the public are encouraged to call 1-888-310-1122 or report matters on the online reporting tool located on the OPP’s website www.opp.ca
If any member of the public wishes to report a quarantine matter related to the COVID-19 emergency, they are asked to do so by calling 1-888-310-1122.