Ontario Small Business Support Grant

Provides up to $20,000 for eligible businesses Small businesses required to close or restrict services under the province wide shutdown as of December 26, 2020 will be able to apply for this one-time grant. Each small business will be able to use the support in whatever way makes the most sense for their individual business. […]

How to with Robin Elliott of OSCPA Midland

Tips to protect pets in cold weather Winter is here again, and while our furry friends still want to go outdoors, it’s important to look out for them and make sure it’s not too cold for them to be outside.  One good rule of thumb is that if it’s too cold for you, it’s too […]

Huronia Communities Foundation – Newsletter December 2020

  Newsletter – December 2020   HCF – Working Hard for Our Community   This new way of life is certainly challenging for not only individuals, families and businesses but also our local charities that provide the much needed community and human services. This is why Huronia Community Foundation, a charity for charities, is working […]

Behind the Business with Ryan Stacey of Black Light ISS

Tell us about your business. We are a private investigation firm that also provides public and private security guard services. We combine intellect with a physical presence in order to prevent potentially hazardous and devastating events from starting in the first place.  What do you find most valuable about Chamber membership? Personally, I find the […]

WSPS Health and Safety Articles

Reducing close contacts to avoid transmission of COVID-19 Maintaining strict social and household bubbles has proven to reduce the risk of transmission in our personal lives. Have a booming warehouse? Ramp up safety efforts Ontario’s warehouse industry is booming as COVID-19 restrictions alter our purchasing behaviour. New COVID-19 Response Framework: How to create a safety […]

WSPS Health and Safety Articles for November

4 ways to prevent a COVID-flu “twindemic” in your workplace The pitch: two invisible threats simultaneously infiltrate local communities. Unsuspecting residents spread disease as they go about their daily business. Everybody is at risk; nobody is immune. While this sounds like it could be a horror movie, it’s actually a worst-case scenario if seasonal influenza […]

WSPS Health and Safety Articles for October

8 ways for employers to take “every reasonable precaution” during a pandemic Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act says that employers and supervisors should “take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a worker.” This is known as the general duty clause, but what it means in an uncertain period such as […]

WSPS Health and Safety Articles for September

1.12 ways to prepare for the second wave of COVID-19 – General article Flare-ups across the country suggest a second wave of COVID-19 may be on the way. Is your workplace ready? Here is a 12-point plan of action to help you get prepared. 2. Are your employees prepared to handle COVID-linked violence? – suitable […]

What’s Open?

➡️ UPDATE – Village Square Mall ⬅️ MALL HOURS: Mon to Saturday 9am to 6pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm (These are mall hours only – businesses with outdoor access may be open longer hours. As well, all non-essential businesses (everyone except for Village Square Pharmacy and Foodland) have been asked to limit their customer count to 10 at […]

COVID-2019 Update from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

Please click here to view the document in regards to the COVID-2019 (Novel Coronavirus). You can also access previous Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit COVID-19 updates under the ‘Updates for partners’ tab in the link below: COVID-19 Partner Updates

POSTPONED – 2020 Annual General Meeting and Business Achievement Awards

Please note that the 2020 Annual General Meeting and Business Achievement Awards have been postponed until further notice due to COVID-19.  The health, safety and well-being of our staff, members, and community are of the utmost importance to us.  Another date has not been set due to the the unknown nature of how the present […]

Food and Beverage Opportunity!

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: Food and Beverage Services at Captain Robert’s Table ————————————————————————- The waterside Captain Robert’s Table offers one of the most scenic and unique vistas on Georgian Bay and, through public, education and special events, the site welcomes over 75,000 visitors each year. Following is some information to access the RFB for Food & […]