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Survey: Economic impacts of COVID-19

We want to hear about the economic impacts that the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is having on your business and your community. Your feedback will help us develop a plan for economic recovery.

Closing date: September 30, 2020

This survey should take around 5 – 10 minutes to complete.

Section 1: COVID-19 impacts

1. How has the COVID-19 outbreak impacted your personal finances or source of income? Choose all that apply.
2. How has the public health response to COVID-19 (for example, physical distancing, closing non-essential businesses or other emergency orders) affected your workplace, business or organization? Choose all that apply.

Section 2: Crisis response measures

4. What programs has your workplace, business or organization applied to or is planning to apply to for assistance? Choose all that apply.

Section 3: Transition and post-pandemic measures

6. When it comes to your workplace, business or organization, what are you thinking about as you consider the post-pandemic approach and economic recovery? Choose all that apply.
7. What supports would your organization or local business community need as the economy begins to reopen? Choose all that apply.
9. What additional information do you need to put measures in place to keep workers safe when they return? Choose all that apply. How to:

Section 4: About your work

11. Which of the following options best describe you? Choose all that apply.
12. Which industry do you work in?
13. How many employees does your organization have?
14. What was your company’s annual revenue before COVID-19?
15. Where is your workplace located?

Your privacy matters

Please note that unless requested and agreed otherwise by the Ministry of Finance, all materials or comments received from organizations in response to this consultation will be considered public information and may be used and disclosed by the ministry.

All submissions received through this survey are subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be considered public. Feedback may be used by the Ministry of Finance and shared with the Ontario Jobs and Recovery Committee to develop policy and direct Government decision making. This may involve disclosing some or all comments or materials, or summaries of them, to other interested parties during and after the consultation. Feedback will not be attributed to specific individuals.

Please do not include personal information in your responses or any information that identifies you, a friend, family member or other person.

Any responses received through the survey, this website, or by email will be handled according to our Privacy Statement.

If you have any questions about this consultation or how any element of your submission may be used or disclosed, please email the Ministry of Finance at submissions@ontario.ca.