AfterCovid.City is an event and platform to bring together a city with broad experience in leading urban transformation and a pan-European network of urbanists. Will explore the night-time economy and safe nightlife

Arts and Culture | Local businesses | Main Street

A festival that celebrates social proximity in times of physical distance and reclaims the role of cities, places and people to shape a post-covid world for the better. AfterCovid.City is a hybrid distributed festival from Barcelona to Europe and beyond. A co-created charter on public space for recovery, powered by Barcelona and the other partner cities and institutions.

A place for discussion, collaboration and learning where we can shape possible futures together.

50+ roundtables, webinars and conferences.

A global research about public space and cities during covid.

Mississauga’s Economic Recovery Framework is one of four pillars guiding the City’s overall recovery efforts.

Economic Recovery Plans | Local businesses | Policy leadership

On May 7, 2020, Council adopted the City’s Recovery Plan Framework. The framework is designed to help Mississauga address all aspects of the recovery from COVID-19 and is divided into four pillars for recovery: CommunityEconomicFinance & Corporate. The framework sets out the principles for the development of five industry-specific economic recovery plans. These principles include a phased approach to recovery; finding every opportunity to help Mississauga businesses build back to better; and adopting an inclusive, whole community approach that leaves no one behind.

The Town of Canmore’s Economic Recovery Plan focuses on business retention and survival during and post-pandemic to help the local economy bounce back with resilience.

Economic Recovery Plans | Local businesses | Policy leadership

Economic Recovery Plan for Peterborough & the Kawarthas

Economic Recovery Plans | Local businesses | Policy leadership

This plan was developed in consultation with other business support agencies such as the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce, Peterborough DBIA, Community Futures Peterborough and Innovation Cluster – Peterborough & the Kawarthas, and hundreds of business responses received through direct calls and online surveys. It is an outline of activities that will be undertaken by a joint Economic Task Force led by the Mayor of the City of Peterborough and the Warden of the County of Peterborough to help the local business community adapt and rebuild this regional economy by working together.

Halifax COVID-19 Economic Response and Recovery Plan

Economic Recovery Plans | Local businesses | Policy leadership

The Halifax Partnership and Halifax Regional Municipality are leading economic recovery efforts with private, public and post-secondary partners with the goal of  getting back to long-term growth trend and charting a path forward for a stronger, more resilient city.

Kitchener proposes $110M plan to stimulate economic recovery

Economic Recovery Plans | Local businesses | Policy leadership

The $110-million fund would help with job growth, business recovery and affordable housing because of cancellations, closures and job losses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. A staff report shows they plan to get the money by taking $10 million from the Economic Development Reserve, borrowing $20 million and selling surplus city-owned to get around $80 million. The fund is expected to last about a decade, until 2030. The money will be used for various projects to help residents and businesses get back on their feet. The city said its number one priority is affordable housing.

The City of Melbourne & the State launch $100 million city recovery fund that would offer practical support to small and medium-sized business, and the arts and cultural communities.

Arts and Culture | Economic Recovery Plans | Local businesses | Main Street | Policy leadership | Re-opening | Street activation | physical distancing

The city recovery package focuses on outdoor trading, increased marketing, events and entertainment to attract workers and visitors back to the city. Town Hall will also waive permit fees, and the funding will pay for vacant shopfronts to be used for art installations and pop-ups.

$ 30 million circular economy investment fund from the City of Montreal & Fondaction to help boost the economy

Economic Recovery Plans | Local businesses | Policy leadership

To begin with, the fund will target the sectors that proved to be critical in Montreal during the pandemic, namely agri-food, residual materials management and sustainable mobility.

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