Working closely with our partners across Halton Region, Milton Economic Development remains committed to supporting local businesses, the community and our partners through this challenging time. We want to assure you that the Milton Economic Development team is still available to assist you and we encourage you to connect with us by email.
The Town has been working closely with Halton Region Public Health to monitor the dynamic and evolving COVID-19 situation and continues to provide regular updates on the latest closures, recommendations and resources for our community at

Key Information Tools and Business Supports

Milton Chamber of Commerce 

The Milton Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Town of Milton and Milton Economic Development are closely monitoring and assessing new developments pertaining to COVID-19, as well as its impacts on Milton's business community.

To support businesses in these uncertain times, the chamber has compiled several resources.  You can also find a business directory of local essential businesses that are remaining open to help serve the community, with operating hours updated daily.

Trade Commission Service

The Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) is helping businesses traverse this time of uncertainty with online resources available through the Government of Canada's newly‑launched web page.

Four key considerations for businesses

1. Support for employees

2. Support for businesses

3. Business travel and events

4. Business in international markets

Stay informed by visiting Resources for Canadian businesses: COVID‑19

Call To Businesses

Both the Government of Canada and Ontario have put calls out to the business community for COVID-19 related products and services.

If you:

(1) Can supply needed items (e.g. ventilators, masks, sanitizer)

(2) Have a solution to help fight COVID, or

(3) Have ideas for helpful products or services to fight COVID

 Please register and help the fight.

Goverment of Ontario: Ontario Together

Government of Canada: Help Canada Combat Corona

Emergency Order: Closure of Non-Essential Businesses

The province has launched a toll-free line 1-888-444-3659 to provide support to Ontario businesses who have questions about the province's recent emergency order to close at-risk workplaces following recommendations by Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health.

Businesses who have questions about closures of at-risk workplaces or how emergency measures impact their business or employment can call the Stop the Spread Business Information Line available from Monday to Sunday, from 8:30 a.m.―5 p.m.

A complete list of essential services is available on the Government of Ontario's website

 Government of Canada 

Business Development Bank of Canada

Employment Insurance and Labour and Occupational Health and Safety

Provincial Links (Ontario):

Canadian Chamber of Commerce

World Health Organization COVID-19


For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, visit:

Public Health Agency of Canada

World Health Organization.