Chamber Hosting Business Support Webinar

April 20, 2021
By Bob Peters

Cornwall Ontario – The Chamber of Commerce has organized a webinar to help business owners understand the most recent changes to public health guidelines and how to obtain much needed support. The Webinar will be held via Zoom at 9:30 am on Wednesday, April 21.

Chamber Business Support Webinar

On Friday, the Provincial Government announced that extending the stay-at-home order for an additional two weeks. Outdoor gatherings are restricted, all non-essential construction will be closed, in-store shopping will be limited to 25% capacity for essential stores only, and police have more authority to enforce the stay-at-home orders.

“We understand that these recent announcements are confusing,” says Greg Pietersma, Chamber Executive Director.  “Our panel will be able to answer some frequently asked questions, such as: Can you offer curbside to your customers? Can you go into the office to work for essential purposes? What support is there during this time to help get through these stay-at-home orders and further restrictions?”

The Webinar panel will including the following people:

  1. Kent McDougall, CFIB
  2. Greg Pietersma, The Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce
  3. Andrew Seguin, Seguin Financial
  4. Doreen Ashton Wagner, CFDC
  5.  Candy Pollard, Business Enterprise Centre


The Webinar will be held via Zoom at 9:30 am on Wednesday, April 21. No registration is required. Click on the following link to join the conversation:

Business Reopening Toolkit

Cornwall Economic Development has put together a toolkit to help businesses reopen. The toolkit includes guidelines and a maximum occupancy calculator along with signs and posters that can be downloaded and printed:


We summarize the latest news about the impacts of COVID-19 on Cornwall businesses on a daily basis. Click on the following link to view:

COVID-19 Business New Digest

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