COVID19 certainly took a bite out of the Regional economy - not a lot of certainty over the rate of recovery

By Pepper Parr

December 22, 2015



It is the kind of document that Burlington Ward 5 Councillor Paul Sharman has in the past said he “lusts after” It is data heavy

On December 21, Halton released results of the Halton COVID-19 Business Recovery Survey administered in November. The survey collected approximately 700 responses from Halton business owners on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected operations and workplaces, and supports that businesses may need as they move toward reopening and recovery. The results indicated that the pandemic has had significant impacts on business revenues, financial liquidity, and has led to rising debt loads. Halton business owners identified supply chain disruptions, employee shortages and continuing economic uncertainty as the biggest challenges facing business recovery.

The data speaks for itself.  The disappointing aspect is that the really large employers appear to have taken a pass at the opportunity to respond.





















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