Stay Informed

Stay informed with the updates and insights you need.

COVID-19 is a crisis today and is creating a new normal tomorrow. On this page you will find information on the evolving situation and insights on how to respond.

Insights

Our leaders and experts share knowledge about COVID-19 and its impact.

Housing a Generation of Essential Workers: Modelling Solutions

November 30, 2020 – Part of the Housing a Generation of Essential Workers Series, Modeling Solutions examines the need for affordable housing in the Toronto Region during COVID. The report highlights housing’s impact on employment through real world examples, and evaluates affordable housing models in the region.

Click here to access the report.

Sector Recovery Insights

October 6, 2020 – Leaders from across the region convened to develop sector by sector recovery plans, and address the economic challenges stemming from COVID-19. Their recommendations have been distilled into 11 reports, each representing key industries in the Toronto region.

Read the reports here.

Shaping Our Future

September 21, 2020 – This Playbook provides clear and practical activations that business, government at all levels and regional organizations can implement to reimagine the Innovation Corridor’s economic recovery.

Click here to access the report.

Retrofitting Our Urban Region – Key Recommendations Report

September 18, 2020 – Part of Reimagining Recovery’s Work Track 3, this report brought together 175 city building professionals to think through the social and economic challenges presented by COVID-19, and makes nearly 80 pragmatic recommendations for government and businesses. Discussions ranged from commercial and residential real estate, to the public realm and cultural sector. Governments, associations, companies, and communities can use this report to spark their own efforts to retrofit, redesign, and reimagine our region

Click here to access the report.

Retrofitting Our Urban Region – Working Group Recommendations

June 26, 2020 – In June 2020, nearly 200 city builders, leaders and experts in infrastructure and community planning participated in a virtual symposium to discuss ways of retrofitting our urban region and encouraging recovery – all under the banner of Reimagining Recovery’s Work Track 3.

Click here to access the summary document.

Resources

Watch, listen, read and learn as we offer businesses counsel on getting through COVID-19.

On September 22, 2020, leaders from across the Toronto region convened online to discuss our region’s economic recovery. Watch highlights from the Summit here. For more information on the Board’s Recovery Summit Series, click here.

RAP will connect you with industry experts for guidance, mentorship, and practical advice on digital modernization. Help your company thrive in a changed business landscape. Click here for more information.

The return to physical workspaces poses a number of challenges for small and medium businesses. This is your digital toolkit for safely welcoming your employees back to your work. Click here to access the Toolkit.

The Trade Accelerator Program is designed to accelerate the strategic development of your business and to prepare you for expansion into international markets. Click here to learn more.

Government and International Response Updates

From government, members, and other key sources. For critical business support programs, visit our Access Supports & Action Portal.