The City and many other local boards, agencies, organizations and public facilities have made the decision to close their doors in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
This includes the Burlington Economic Development office at 414 Locust Street, and TechPlace at 5500 North Service Road. Our staff is working remotely and is available to support Burlington businesses through this difficult and uncertain time.
We understand that this is a difficult time for everyone in our community. Please know that we are committed to continuing to support Burlington Businesses through it. The provincial and federal governments have made announcements pertaining to Businesses and how they will be responding to the economic effects of Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are in communication with these levels of government to ensure we stay educated and informed. If you have questions that are not addressed by the sources below, please reach out to us and we will do our best to source the information you are looking for.
To ensure we are readily available, we have established a direct phone line that staff can access remotely. Please leave a voicemail, and someone will get back to you during business hours — (289) 337-5505 ext. 102. You may also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please don’t hesitate to reach out.
We recognize that there is a lot of information coming out, from many different sources, and it can be difficult to know where to go for up-to-date and reliable information. It is our hope that the below list will make it easier and less overwhelming for businesses to get the information they need.
Burlington’s business organizations (Team Burlington) which includes Burlington Economic Development, Burlington Chamber of Commerce, Burlington Downtown Business Association, Aldershot Village BIA and Tourism Burlington are taking a coordinated approach in engaging and supporting Burlington’s business community.
The Burlington Chamber of Commerce is providing regular updates related to COVID-19 on their webpage, and we recommend checking back with it regularly. Burlington Economic Development COVID-19 Business Support Line: 289-337-5505 ext. 102
Reliable Sources of Information for Businesses regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19):
- Burlington Chamber of Commerce: https://burlingtonchamber.com/team-burl-supporting-burl-business-during-covid-19/
- City of Burlington: https://www.burlington.ca/en/your-city/corona-virus.asp
- Halton Region Public Health: www.halton.ca/coronavirus
- Government of Ontario: www.ontario.ca/coronavirus
- Government of Canada: www.canada.ca/coronavirus
- World Health Organization: www.who.int