Our lawyers have worked in Partnership with the Sandbox Centre and their Experts in Residence program to deliver timely and trustworthy information to help our business community cope with the effects of COVID-19. With topics surrounding Employment Law, Real Estate Transactions, Wills & Estates, Tenant & Landlord issues and more, it is our hope that these webinars helped local businesses to navigate these confusing and challenging times. Click here to access our available webinars, including recordings and downloadable presentations.
MP Shipley’s Office:
Self-assessment for COVID-19: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/#q0
Full Federal Economic Response Plan:
Apply for EI:
Apply to have the one-week waiting period revoked: call 1-833-381-2725
Emergency Care Benefit and the Emergency Support Benefit (CRA)
CRA Tax Liaison Officer Application: http://cra-arc-survey-sondage.ca/Engine/s.aspx?surveyID=CFF549E6-246F-4CCC-818F-BCDB50A53D7D&idlang=EN
CRA Collections Activities Services (Waive Interest and Penalties):
Taxpayer Relief Form: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/forms-publications/forms/rc4288.html
Government of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus
Business Credit Availability Program:
Business Development Bank
Apply for the max $100,000 loan: https://www.bdc.ca/en/financing/business-loans/pages/small-business-loan.aspx
Export Development Canada
Work Sharing Program (About):
Phone (Employers): 1-800-367-5693
Phone (Employees): 1-800-206-7218
Work Sharing Program: Applicant Guide
Farm Credit Program
Other Funding for Agricultural Producers:
Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act:https://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/b-3/
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a stressful and challenging time for many people, it is important to consider the effects this could have on your mental health. If you or someone you know is struggling, CAMH has many resources that you made find helpful here:
To our valued clients and community members,
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Barriston Law has made many changes to keep our staff and clients safe.
Many of our lawyers and legal staff continue to work from home. We will continue to be available during regular business hours to respond to your needs and deliver peace of mind. For general inquiries please call us at 705-792-9200.
We have moved most of our client meetings to video conference, however in-person meetings may still be available by appointment only.
Direct lawyer contact information can be found on our lawyers page.
Thank you for your patience and understanding during these challenging and unprecedented times.