Note: teleworking and online commerce are permitted at all times for all businesses.
Chatham-Kent residents who have concerns about non-essential businesses, use of public playgrounds or social gatherings of more than five people can now report their concerns via phone or email.
The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) supports Canadians by providing urgently needed financial support to employed and self-employed Canadians who have been directly affected by COVID-19. It provides a payment of $2,000 for a 4 week period (equivalent to $500 a week) for up to 16 weeks. You will be able to apply for the new CERB in My Account or using the automated phone line starting April 6, 2020.
Whether you are a Fortune 500 or founded in a basement office, the team at Chatham-Kent Economic Development and the Small Business Centre are here to help you start, grow, support, and invest in your business.
Economic Development is a municipal department focused on assisting the business community throughout Chatham-Kent – big and small – to strengthen our local economy. Economic Development and the Small Business Centre helps new and growing businesses find solutions that create investments and quality local jobs so people can live, work, play, and grow in Chatham-Kent.