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Bridges to Better Business – Restaurant Industry Panel Summary – October 26, 2020

Bridges to Better Business Resilience and Pivots workshops started on Monday, October 26, at 9:00 am with the Restaurant Industry Panel. This workshop explored how two restaurants who served different clientele were resilient and made quick pivots to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic effects. Our first guest speaker was Jo-Ann Houle, owner of Cup of Jo’s, who explained how they changed in their business plan to offer their new service Family Meal Boxes’. Our second guest was Rizwan Mustafa, owner of Sheep Head Bistro, explained how they went from serving a specific clientele to opening up to a broader market by offering their unique takeout menu.

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President’s Message

I’d like to begin with an update on the provincial government’s Bill 148, as some of you may be aware. Your Chamber’s efforts have paid off as through Bill 47, the government has repealed many parts of the original Bill, one that could have had a significant impact on...

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Ontario Small Business Support Grant –

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SHUT DOWN UPDATE for January 14th, 2021

The province has released the text of the Stay at Home Order. There are a couple of items in the Order we want to highlight: 1. You may leave your home to pick up goods from any businesses offering curbside 2. Essentially all business can sell goods if you offer...

SHUTDOWN UPDATE – Jan 13th, 2021

We have a document that elaborates on the changes made yesterday. You can read it here: https://cornwallchamber.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/moh-enhanced-provincewide-shutdown-en-2021-01-12-v3-1.pdf ‼️‼️CONSTRUCTION: there is a more complete statement on the...

Unfairness allowed to continue…

The Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce is frustrated that the Province did not address the lack of fairness in what an in-store customer can purchase in today's (Jan. 12th, 2021) announcement. The unfairness affects small, medium and large businesses. Businesses that...

New Lockdown Restrictions

Today (January 12th,2021) Premier Doug Ford announced new restrictions to assist with curtailing the spread of Covid-19 Effective Thursday, January 14, 2021at 12:01 a.m., the government is issuing a stay-at-home order requiring everyone to remain at home with...

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