October 26th to October 30th was the last week of the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism’s Celebrating Local Business #KudosKawarthaBiz Campaign. This week we highlighted food and kitchen services, media, marketing, tech, printing, accommodations and tourism.
Confronting the Gendered Economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Ontario
By Claudia Dessanti
Senior Policy Analyst, Ontario Chamber of Commerce
Kawartha Chamber Launches Digital Service Squad to Help Small Businesses Adopt Online Technologies
Receives $45,000 Digital Main Street Grant
The Kawartha Chamber of Commerce and Tourism has received a $45,000 grant from Digital Main Street Ontario for a Digital Service Squad (DSS) to help small downtown businesses use digital technologies to adapt to a rapidly changing environment. Funding for the grant is provided by the federal program FedDev Ontario.
Benefits Article by Brian Bulger – October 20, 2020
Out of Country/Province Emergency Medical Coverage During COVID-19
The Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan
Business owners and employees with Extended Health Care (EHC) coverage and insured with the non-profit Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan are covered for Emergency Medical Services while traveling across Canada and around the globe with no restrictions including the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Eligible dependents including students, who incur charges for emergency medical treatment outside their province of residence, are also covered. An individual must be covered under their provincial government health plans to be eligible for coverage. Coverage for an insured and any dependents is based on the age of the certificate holder.