In a timely manner, collect, coordinate and disseminate information on strategies, programs and other remedies that are available to mitigate the effects that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the economic well-being of workers, entrepreneurs, businesses and the Windsor-Essex regional economy.

  • The Windsor-Essex COVID-19 Economic Task Force will aim to support the economic interests of the Windsor-Essex region through a coordinated and responsive manner.
  • The Windsor-Essex COVID-19 Economic Task Force will work together by seeking local input, providing information via webinars and web sites, making submissions to governments highlighting the impact on local members of the community and recommending supportive measures.
  • The Windsor-Essex COVID-19 Economic Task Force will assist in the development of scenario-based recovery models and the subsequent recovery efforts.
  • Membership Composition: Members of the Task Force are comprised of organizations with a primary mandate on economic development and are business-facing.


    Business Impact Survey  

Link to Business Impact Survey

    Task Force Structure & Resources   

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Committees and Chairs

Task Force Chair: WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation

Business Impact Survey: Workforce Windsor Essex


Manufacturing: Canadian Association of Mold Makers


Agriculture and Agri-Food Committee: Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers Association


Logistics, Transportation and Cross Border Issues: Institute for Border Logistics and Security


Hospitality and Tourism: Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island


Professional Services & Retail: Windsor Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce


Task Force & Committee Members

    Meeting Notes    

Meeting Notes - August 5th, 2020


Meeting Notes - July 29th, 2020


Meeting Notes - July 22nd, 2020


Meeting Notes - July 15th, 2020


Meeting Notes - July 8th, 2020


Meeting Notes - June 24, 2020


Meeting Notes - June 17, 2020


Meeting Notes - June 10, 2020


Meeting Notes - June 3, 2020


Meeting Notes - May 27, 2020


Meeting Notes - May 20, 2020


Meeting Notes - May 13, 2020


Meeting Notes - May 6, 2020


Meeting Notes - April 29, 2020


Meeting Notes - April 22, 2020


Meeting Notes - April 15, 2020


Meeting Notes -April 8, 2020


Meeting Notes - April 1, 2020


Meeting Notes - March 25, 2020


Meeting Notes - March 18, 2020



    Media Releases    


June 5, 2020 - WindsorEssex COVID-19 Economic Task Force Planning Update and Launch of Shop YQG


April 17, 2020 - A Pulse of the Windsor-Essex Economy - Professional Services and Retail


April 17, 2020 - A Pulse of the Windsor-Essex Economy - Hospitality and Tourism


April 16, 2020 - A Pulse of the Windsor-Essex Economy - Agriculture and Agri-foods


April 16, 2020 - A Pulse of the Windsor-Essex Economy - Logistics, Transportation & Cross-Border


April 15, 2020 - A Pulse of the Windsor-Essex Economy - Manufacturing


April 14, 2020 - Windsor Essex COVID-19 Economic Task Force Releases Results of COVID-19 Business Impact Survey