How the TEDC is helping businesses during COVID-19

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Media Release
March 20, 2020
For immediate release

TIMMINS, ON: As the Provincial and Federal governments have announced supports for businesses in response to COVID-19, the Timmins Economic Development Corporation (TEDC), the Business Enterprise Centre and the Productivity and Innovation Centre (PIC) are prepared to help.

The TEDC will help entrepreneurs, small businesses, and not for profits apply for funding as new programs to support businesses are announced. “We are prepared to assist businesses who are facing extraordinary circumstances. At this time, our physical doors are closed to the public, but staff are still available by phone, email or Skype to help businesses apply for funding,” said TEDC chair Fred Gibbons.  

A list of existing resources follows this media release. Full details on support programs have not been issued. This list will be updated as announcements are made.

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For updates, follow us on social media:

Facebook:
/TimminsEDC
/The Business Enterprise Centre

Twitter:
@TimminsEDC

Instagram:
@TimminsEDC

To reach one of our staff members for business support or information, visit our staff directory: Timminsedc/about-us/staff.com

For more information, contact Kelsey Luxton at Kelsey.luxton@timmins.ca or 705-360 2656.

About the TEDC

The TEDC is the city’s non-profit community economic development team. We facilitate and support economic and social activity that creates jobs, diversifies the economy and improves quality of life.

Supports for businesses:

Federal Resources:

  1. Resources for Canadian businesses: COVID-19
  2. Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses

Regional Resources:

  1. Resources for Business