**NEW** 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 … read more

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.  … read more

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 … read more

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 … read more

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 … read more

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 … read more

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 … read more

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 … read more

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