Support for your business during COVID-19

Working from home during quarantine

Your business has been impacted by COVID-19. Interactive Ontario continues to participate in discussions with various levels of government in regards to the impact of the crisis on our industry, as well as stimulus and relief measures. For those looking for support please review the resources below.

Please continue to reach out to us with feedback on impacts, current relief measures and potential new ones at advocacy@interactiveontario.com.

Support for your business during COVID-19

Working from home during quarantine

Your business has been impacted by COVID-19. Interactive Ontario continues to participate in discussions with various levels of government in regards to the impact of the crisis on our industry, as well as stimulus and relief measures. For those looking for support please review the resources below.

Please continue to reach out to us with feedback on impacts, current relief measures and potential new ones at advocacy@interactiveontario.com.

Information on Relief Measures

Government of Canada
Government of Ontario
The Canadian Business Resilience Network
The Council of Canadian Innovators
Canada Media Fund – COVID Hub
Ontario Chamber of Commerce
RBC – COVID Help for Businesses
BDC – Information for Businesses
BDO – Adapting to COVID-19
EDC – COVID Relief for Business
Insert Coin – COVID-19 Accounting Support

Relief For Interactive Digital Media/Games Industry Video Series

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IDM Advisory Panel

Don Fernando, Ganz

Graham Smith, DrinkBox Studios

Jean-Sylvain Sormany, Snowed In Studios

Jeff Evans, Tiny Titan Studios

Joel Burgess, Capybara Games

Jonathan Stanton-Humphreys, Hitgrab Game Labs

Lucie Lalumière, Interactive Ontario (Chair)

Lesley Phord-Toy, Ubisoft (Co-Chair)

Mike Schmalz, Digital Extremes

Mary Sorrenti, Game Pill (Co-Chair)

Vanessa Chia, Cococucumber

Vikas Gupta, AVARA Media

Advocacy Updates

Measuring the Impact of COVID-19 Survey

To gauge the impact of COVID-19 on the IDM sector in Ontario, the Canada Media Fund (with support from Interactive Ontario and other provincial IDM associations across the country), asked Nordicity to develop a Canada-wide survey.

Measuring the Impact of Covid-19 Survey
View the Key Findings of the Measuring the impact survey
View the full Results of the Measuring the Impact Survey
Canadian Parliament

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