Invest Saugeen Shores

The Town of Saugeen Shores is continuing to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation and, in consultation with the Grey Bruce Health Unit, taking steps to help prevent the spread of infection in the community. Visit the Town of Saugeen Shores' COVID-19 updates page for accurate and reliable information on preventative measures and the impact on Town services, including cancellations and closures. 


Our local Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Saugeen Shores are working together to keep up to date with the ever-changing local business landscape and individual business updates. Please visit the Chamber's website for information on community businesses and any changes to their services as they become available. 

And follow the hashtag #SaugeenShoresStrong on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as we amplify our local businesses' messages to the public on availability, new practices, and any closures. 

We're here to support you

The Municipal office is temporarily closed to the public; however, during this time if you are in need of assistance, the Economic Development team will be available to help with all of your business questions. 

Contact Heather Hyde, Economic Development Officer by email or by phone at 519-832-2008 x106. 

Links for businesses

We know these are challenging times that cause concern and anxiety for many people, especially small business owners whose livelihood is seemingly uncertain at this time. We hope to continue to support you during this difficult time. Below is some information that can be accessed easily regarding supports and information.

Local Resources

Bruce County

Economic Development - COVID-19 Resources  

Regional Tourism Organization 7

RTO7 Covid-19 Update and Resources

Grey Bruce Health Unit

2019 Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Provincial Resources

Ontario/Canadian Chamber of Commerce

COVID-19 Preparedness for Business

Ontario Toll Free Business Support Line


Ontario Ministry of Health

Stats and Self-Assessment Tool

Federal Resources

Canadian Federation of Independant Businesses

Covid-19 Small Business Help Centre

Government of Canada

Canada's COVID-19 Economic Repsonse Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses (released March 18, 2020)

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Resources for Canadian Businesses 

Business Development Bank of Canada

Support for Entrepreneurs Impacted by Coronavirus

Business Continuity Plan and Templates for Entrepreneurs 

Export Development Canada

EDC Stands Ready to Support Canadian Exporters Impacted by COVID-19 

Employment Insurance and Labour and Occupational Health and Safety

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) – Employment and Social Development Canada 

World Health Organization on COVID-19

Information for Business and Employees