COVID-19 has dramatically impacted the operations of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Rates of business closure have risen sharply and new business start-ups are down. More than ever, municipal governments need to step in to support SMEs to sustain local economies. Click on the link below to read about six ways that municipal governments are taking action to support SMEs in this unprecedented environment.
Qatalyst is conducting a survey of communities across Canada to learn more about support for businesses during the pandemic. Please take a couple of minutes to complete our short survey below. We will then share the results with you.