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Covid-19 - Update #75


The Ontario government continues investing in local manufacturers in order to keep frontline workers and communities safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. More innovative businesses are receiving financial support today through the Ontario Together Fund to re-tool their processes and increase their capacity to make personal protective equipment (PPE).



Lanark County – Shop Local

Local businesses need your support. Buy another way and help business stay! You can support local business during COVID-19 in the following ways:

  • Shop online;
  • Buy a gift card;
  • Choose curbside pickup or home delivery;
  • Add locally made goods to your grocery list;
  • Give the gift of local on special occasions;
  • Pay with plastic when possible;
  • Call in your order to minimize time spent in the store;
  • Purchase items now for future pickup;
  • Follow local business news by visiting their websites or following social media accounts;
  • Sign up for newsletters to get updates.

For more information, visit the Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation Shop Local website.