The Effects of COVID-19 on Black Businesses

February 02, 2021

COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted Black businesses in Canada and the United States alike. We have a wonderful opportunity to develop a better understanding of our business community and to prepare it for success once the pandemic is over. To do so, we need information that could only come from you, the business owner/operator. The purpose of this survey is to assess the impact of Covid-19 on Black-Owned Businesses in Canada and the factors that will impact their future success. The results of the survey will be used to advocate for supports for Black businesses as well as allow BBI to design programs and other services that will enable Black businesses to quickly return to successful operations.

To conduct this study, we have partnered with Logix Consultants Limited, a Black-owned engineering and management consulting firm in Halifax, headed by Dr. Harvi Millar and Dr. Pemberton Cyrus. We intend to share the survey results with policy makers to advocate for policy changes that will assist Black businesses.

If you are a Black entrepreneur in Canada, we invite you to lend your voice by filling out the survey below. The first 75 people will receive a $15 gift card: COMPLETE THE SURVEY HERE.

We know your times is extremely valuable. The survey will take about 15-20 minutes to complete, a small contribution to making things better for Black businesses like yours. We thank you in advance for your support.

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