The Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association is engaging with federal and provincial governments and the City of Windsor to ensure the concerns of Downtown businesses and workers are addressed as part of evolving responses to COVID-19. Below is a summary of current relief measures available to workers.
• The one-week waiting period for Employment Insurance benefits has been waived by the federal government.
• The Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are directly affected by COVID-19 and are not entitled to Employment Insurance (EI) benefits. The CRB is administered by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). If you are eligible for the CRB, you can receive $1,000 ($900 after taxes withheld) for a 2-week period. If your situation continues past 2 weeks, you will need to apply again. You may apply up to a total of 13 eligibility periods (26 weeks) between September 27, 2020 and September 25, 2021. Read more here.
Province of Ontario COVID-19 Resources
Guidance for health care workers and others who are on the job.
ENWIN is prepared for local impact from Coronavirus COVID-19. Pandemic Contingency plans are being continuously reviewed to maintain business and services to the highest possible level. We continue to evaluate our plan, making necessary updates to support the health and safety needs of our employees, as well as the electricity and water requirements of our customers.