Regional Relief and Recovery Fund will help SMEs that fall into COVID-19 support cracks

The Hon. Perrin Beatty, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement today regarding the COVID-19 Regional Relief and Recovery Fund. “Today’s announcement of $962 million in funding to federal regional economic development agencies will bring Desperately needed help to small and medium-sized businesses unable to qualify for […]

Government announces help for employers to meet their labour needs

Process launched today allows temporary workers to get back to work quickly. With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting almost every sector in Canada, temporary foreign workers and their employers are confronted by new challenges in a rapidly changing job market. Many temporary workers with employer-specific work permits lost their jobs this spring. While some have left […]

WorkSafe BC: COVID-19 and Returning to Safe Operation

The following materials provide employers with information and resources to assist them in ensuring the risk of exposure to the virus that causes COVID-19 is minimized at their workplace. Employers need to develop a plan that reduces the risk of exposure. That plan will address how: Your workplace is organized and arranged Some specific activities […]