Slide Latest Information on our Covid-19 page Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA), has been extended to allow businesses and not-for-profits eligible for CEBA loans to access an interest-free loan of up to $20,000, in addition to the original CEBA loan of $40,000. Half of the additional financing loan will be forgiven if repaid by December 31, 2022. The CEBA application deadline has been extended to December 31, 2020. Information and eligibility criteria will be available soon. Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) Slide Latest Information on our Covid-19 page The 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy (TWS) provides employers with up to $1,375 for each qualifying employee to help lower CRA payroll deduction remittances from March 18, 2020 to June 19, 2020.
For a maximum total of $25,000 per employer.
10% Temporary Wage Subsidy (TWS)
Slide Latest Information on our Covid-19 page The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy has been extended until June 2021. (change 75% to 65% until December 19, 2020) The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) Slide Latest Information on our Covid-19 page Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy, a new program introduced by the Federal Government offers rent and mortgage support until June 2021 for eligible organizations affected by COVID-19. The rent subsidy is provided directly to tenants, while also providing support to property owners. The new rent subsidy would support businesses, charities, and non-profits that have suffered a revenue loss by subsidizing a percentage of their expenses up to a maximum of 65 per cent of eligible expenses until December 19, 2020. Organizations would be able to make claims retroactively for the period that began September 27 and ends October 24, 2020. Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) Slide Latest Information on our Covid-19 page Work Sharing (WS) program assists with providing Employment Insurance benefits to employees whose working hours have been reduced in response to lower business activity.
Work Sharing helps with the reduction of layoffs and is an agreement entered between the Employer, Employee, and Service Canada.
Changes include an increase from 38 to 76 weeks in program duration, waiving of the 30 day wait period for previous users only, application processing in 10 days instead of 30 days and businesses are now eligible after 1 year of operations instead of the previous 2 year requirement.
Work Sharing (WS)
Slide Latest Information on our Covid-19 page The reopening Ontario Act, 2020 took effect on July 24, 2020. The Province of Ontario Slide Latest Information on our Covid-19 page Toronto residents can call 211, 24/7 or text 21166 Monday to Friday 7:00 am to 9:00 pm for assistance and community support programs.
Visit - https://www.211toronto.ca.
Toronto residents
Slide Latest Information on our Covid-19 page The Provincial Government launched the Ontario Together portal requesting businesses assistance in providing equipment and supplies to help with the fight against Covid-19.
Visit - https://covid-19.ontario.ca/how-your-organization-can-help-fight-coronavirus .
Ontario Together
Slide Latest Information on our Covid-19 page The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) is allowing employers to defer payments until August 31, 2020.
WSIB monthly, quarterly or annually filings are eligible for deferral.
The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
Slide Latest Information on our Covid-19 page Canada Covid -19 Support App now available on mobile and web version. Canada Covid -19 Support App Slide Latest Information on our Covid-19 page Find your nearest assessment centre for a COVID-19 test

COVID-19 assessment centre locations
Slide Latest Information on our Covid-19 page The Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) will be available for up to 26 weeks (between September 27, 2020, and September 25, 2021) through Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to provide income support to employed and self-employed individuals who have been impacted directly by COVID-19 and are not eligible for Employment Insurance (EI) benefits. CRB application will be available on October 12, 2020.
https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/benefits/recovery-benefit.html
Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB)
Slide Latest Information on our Covid-19 page The Government of Ontario has introduced the COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program for Small Business (CEAP-SB) to support small business and registered charity customers who are experiencing difficulty in paying their electricity bills due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CEAP-SB provides a one-time, on-bill credit to eligible customers.
Limited funding available, applications are on a first-come basis.
https://www.torontohydro.com/for-business/ceap-sb
Covid-19 Energy Assistance Program for Small Business (CEAP-SB)
Slide Latest Information on our Covid-19 page Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy top up of 25 per cent for organizations who are impacted and temporary shut down by a mandatory public health order issued by a qualifying public health authority, in addition to the 65 per cent subsidy.

Welcome to DUKE Heights. The height of opportunities.


  

Entrepreneurs

We are visionaries
We fuel growth
We are DUKE Heights

The number of start-ups in an area is a clear indicator of future growth and employment. Toronto is in the top 20 start-up hubs in the world, and at DUKE Heights we aim to provide the right resources for entrepreneurs to create the next big thing, right here. We work with new businesses to connect them with programs and resources aimed at assisting start-ups. We can connect you to courses, funding assistance, legal counseling and so much more.

Careers

We are empowered
We shape the future
We are DUKE Heights

At DUKE Heights, we recognize the power of the people who work here and dedicate resources to providing relevant support services to this growing workforce. We can connect you to services ranging from current job listings in the area, to counseling and assessments, workshops, placement programs, mentorships, and job fairs.

Neighbourhood

We are with you
We nurture communities
We are DUKE Heights

At DUKE Heights, our focus is to promote the 1,500 plus businesses that operate here and support more than 31,000 people who work in the area. We provide a variety of services including complimentary security services, promote featured happenings in the neighbourhood and provide platforms to promote businesses in the area.