COVID-19: Business Info


Toronto-wide Municipal Supports:


  • The BusinessTO Support Centre: The BusinessTO Support Centre is available to help businesses respond to COVID-19 with a focus on completing applications for government assistance programs. You can schedule a one-on-one meeting or attend a webinar. Click Here:
  • Digital Main Street: Digital Main Street can help businesses set up video conferencing and other digital services. Click Here:


    ShopHere Initiative*

    Mayor Tory has announced the launch of ShopHere, a new initiative to help Toronto’s independent businesses and artists set-up their online stores with the help of volunteer web developers, business students and corporate partners. The free program provides businesses one-on-one support with building an online store to start selling their goods and services right away. The ShopHERE program is open to any business or artist that meets the eligibility requirements.ShopHERE is part of the Digital Main Street Program program, which offers tools, resources, connections to trusted digital vendors, online learning, and a Digital Service Squad that provides one-on-one virtual assistance. Digital Main Street was created by the City of Toronto and Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas in 2016 and was recently expanded as part of the Mayor’s Economic Support and Recovery Task Force’s short-term economic support and recovery plan for Toronto’s businesses.

    Please visit Digital Main Street’s website for more information: 

Ontario-wide Provincial Supports:



Canada-wide Federal Supports: