Ontario Business Support to Join the FightApril 1, 2020
(Toronto – April 1, 2020) – Today, Rocco Rossi, President & CEO, Ontario Chamber of Commerce released the following statement in response to the Government of Ontario’s announcement that they will provide funding through the Ontario Together Fund to help companies make investments in new equipment or retooling to build their capacity or provide technological solutions to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
“Businesses from coast to coast are stepping up, joining the fight, and diverting resources to combat COVID-19. We have been overwhelmed with calls and emails from businesses asking where they can obtain direction or funding to support reconfiguring their operations to manufacture in-demand and critical medical supplies and equipment. We are pleased to see the Government of Ontario continue to respond and adapt to the province’s business community.
“It’s never been clearer how critical Ontario’s supply chain and the businesses within it are to the health and prosperity of this province. We’re pleased to see the government continue to take action to support those businesses and hope that commercial rent relief is the next step.”
About the Ontario Chamber of Commerce
For more than a century, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) has been the non-partisan, indispensable partner of Ontario business. The OCC’s mission is to support economic growth in Ontario by defending business priorities at Queen’s Park on behalf of its network’s diverse 60,000 members.
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