Helping Northern Businesses Recover

New Northern Ontario Recovery Program will support hardworking people and business owners across the north

As we continue to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak and kick-start economic recovery, investing in businesses and entrepreneurs in Northern Ontario will be critical to our long-term success and prosperity.

That’s why our PC government is pleased to announce the creation of a new short-term Northern Ontario Recovery Program to support northern businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Administered through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation, this new program will provide targeted funding so businesses can install the upgrades necessary to adapt to the challenges of COVID-19. Companies can apply to program for assistance with projects that help them adjust to the impacts of COVID-19, such as:

  • Building renovations and new constructions
  • Customer and employee safety installations
  • Equipment purchases, including personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Marketing for new business initiatives
  • Restructuring of business operations

Applications will open this week on October 1, 2020 and close on December 31, 2020.

This announcement is another example of our government’s commitment to get our northern economy back on track and deliver economic prosperity to hardworking northerners.