COVID-19 Support for the Aurora Business Community

Send us details on how your business can support the local business community amid Covid-19. Contact Sandra Ferri at 416-848-9105 or s.ferri@aurorachamber.on.ca. Join the Aurora Restaurants - Takeout & Delivery Facebook group to support local eateries during this challenging time.  

Access Support for Your Business: Upcoming WebinarsCoaching / Digital Media / Employment OpportunitiesFinance / Health & Wellness / Human ResourcesIT & Telecommunication / Special Offers / Community Support Opportunities  Aurora Chamber of Commerce members are highlighted with an asterix*

 


Webinars

Barter Pay: How BarterPay can help your product based business. Access the free webinar here. Access code: Op09lR. Learn more about the BarterPay Affinity Program for Aurora Chamber members here.  

Microsoft Teams & Working From Home: PACE Technical* is supporting the business community with free access to a webinar on Microsoft Teams & Working From Home during COVID-19, hosted by their President & Director of Technology. Access the free webinar here

 


Coaching

Coaching opportunities exist for the following:

Financial Planning

Strategic Planning

Contact the Chamber at info@aurorachamber.on.ca to be connected with one of our coaches.

 


Digital Media

Digital Marketing Virutal Training via Andrew Fogliato of Just Sell Homes*

andrew@justsellhomes.com / 905-758-9091
Complimentary
Contact Andrew to receive one-on-one, webinar-based training on digital marketing. Bring your questions! Please note his response may be delayed as he is working from home with small children.

 

Digital Marketing Phone Consultation via Sean Millette, Big Marketing 

smillette@bigmarketing.ca
Complimentary
Contact Sean to receive a free phone consultation on digital marketing and messaging. Webinars will also be available.

 

Digital Marketing Report Card via Dave and Kendra Taylor, Chameleon Local Marketing*
grow@creativechameleon.ca / 905-841-9233
Complimentary
Our FREE Online Marketing Report Card is a great place to start if you need help with upgrading your website, social media and online ads, or if you're looking for DIY ideas. It's important to remain visible and to engage with prospects and customers - make sure you stay visible. Access the free report card here!

 


Employment Opportunities

Cube Packaging* is hiring!
www.cubep.com
Cube Packaging is hiring Production Associates and Mechanical Technicians on our Production floor. Our Production associates would be involved in packing a variety of manufactured products (lids and containers) accurately and efficiently, while our Mechanical Technicians take care of installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment. Please apply directly at careers@cubep.com.

 


Finance

Business Resilience: Now & Post COVID-19 via Thuy (Twee) Lam or Marlene Falcon, Falcon Lam*
tlam@falconlam.com, 647.891.0529 or mfalcon@falconlam.com, 416.988.0458
Complimentary Clarity Call
We are supporting business to build financial resilience during Covid-19. This clarity call will help business owners to focus on key activities that result in keeping the business running, while pivoting and uncovering new ways of making money to thrive post Covid-19.

 

Insolvency Advice via Joanne Russo, Russo Corp.*
russo@russocanhelp.com, 416-723-5232
Complimentary Consultation
Russo Corp. is a local licensed insolvency trustee. Joanne will provide a free phone consultation for businesses that are struggling financially to help them review their options and programs that might be beneficial.

 

Market Advice: Now & Post COVID-19 via Michael Smith, Smith Rogers Financial*
mike@smith-rogers.com, 416-276-3272
Complimentary Conference Call
Where are we now and what’s next? Mike will discuss your questions and concerns through a series of conference calls. Call the number above to be added. See the dates, times and topics posted above. 

 


Health & Wellness

Free Educational Games from Brainy Games! Keep young minds healthy and happy with downloadable games while school is closed. 

Free Home Workouts from Aurora Fit Body Boot Camp* posted daily! Check out the daily home workout and keep moving.  

Free Meditation & Qigong - Feeling stressed? Check out these videos: Free Meditations & Qigong Videos via Linda Varnam of Chanvar

 


Human Resources

HR Guidance via Darryl Dioso, HR4U
darryl@hr4u.work, 416-902-6802
Complimentary Consultation
HR advice and guidance will be provided to companies that may be going through labour changes or issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. This could include:  labour law questions, transitioning employees from full-time to part-time, rights as an employee and employeer, and career advice.

 


IT & Telecommunication Services

Remote Telecommunication Assistance via Andrew Sheridan, Michael Sheridan Communications*
asheridan@msyork.ca, 905-967-0830 x222
Complimentary consultation
COVID-19 and Your Telephone System: STAFF CAN WORK FROM HOME! During this potentially disruptive environment, we realize our customers may require some or all employees to work from home. With MSC, whether your system is old or new, remote phones are easy to setup and easy to use. Contact us today for assistance. We have you covered!

 

Technical Advice via Aneri Rathod, Idealogical Systems
anerir@idealogical.com, 905-474-0772 x115
Complimentary consultation
Contact Aneri with your individual/business technical questions, such as how to work remotely.

 


Special Offers

Event Cancellation Announcements via 105.9 The Region*
whatson@1059theregion.com
Submit York Region event cancellation/postponement details to 105.9 The Region’s website for free. On-air personalities are encouraging listeners to check often for updates. Businesses are invited to run a deeply discounted “business as usual” ad campaign if needed. Payments will be deferred. VIEW FLYER HERE.

 

Workstation Sanitization via ADDCOM
support@addcommunications.com / 1-855-324-2848
Deep cleaning of workspaces and workstations focusing on sensitive equipment, including telecomm equipment, keyboards, printers, CPUs and other electronics, using disinfectant, ultraviolet wands, HEPA vacuuming and more. This service is not offered by traditional cleaning companies and is effective for sterilizing office equipment and work areas, especially when transitioning staff back into the office environment following COVID-19. Four workstations for $199. VIEW FLYER HERE.

 


Community Support Opportunities

Welcoming Arms* can no longer accommodate drop-off donations of any kind until further notice, but still needs your support. Please donate online or mail a cheque to allow us to remotely arrange delivered groceries or meals from Aurora grocery stores and restaurants to our eligible clients who are in most urgent need. Visit www.welcomingarms.ca/donate for details. Thank you for caring and sharing!

 


 

Corporate Sponsors

  • Town of Aurora
  • Healthy Planet
  • Magna International Inc.
  • Addison Marketing
  • Meridian Credit Union
  • The Aurora Banner
  • Snapd Aurora
  • TD
  • The Auroran Newspaper
  • Backyard Pool & Spa
  • Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
  • Bell
  • BMO
  • IG Wealth Management
  • Jewel 88.5
  • New Roads Toyota Aurora
  • Serpa Automotive Boutique
  • Treefrog
  • 105.9 The Region
  • YSBEC

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