What challenges are you facing in adopting new technology and scaling your business? How can new technology help your business during the COVID pandemic? This 7-minute survey will inform potential future government programs focused on supporting businesses through recovery and beyond. To take the survey, click here.
“As the pandemic continues, business must adapt to a new reality of the business landscape.” “The Basin Business Advisor Program (BBA) is now offering business advisement services around adopting technology such as e-commerce, digital marketing and implementing technology for your business processes.” To learn more about the strategies BBA can offer you and your […]
You’ve heard that Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce is hosting an online Business Walk, but what does that mean? What does providing this information really do for your business? This year the Business Walk is in the form of a short online survey (find it here) rather than in-person interviews. The survey takes only about 2 […]
The BC Chamber of Commerce recently submitted a report to the government on behalf of its 36,000 members. “This submission will help the Province design a plan to support BC’s businesses and our economy as we move out of crisis and toward recovery”. This submission focuses on “building a competitive BC that will support all […]
The Canadian Business Resilience Network has created a thorough list of resources to assist employers and employees as they navigate business operation while staying within public health guidelines. These resources address various topics, including: Essential Workers Employment and Human Resources Strategies Travel and Events Communicating with Clients and Suppliers Provincial and Territorial Resources To access […]
BUSINESS GROUPS CALL ON GOVERNMENT TO AVOID A RECIPE FOR DISASTER DURING PROLONGED FOOD SERVICES RECOVERY
(OTTAWA) – July 20, 2020 – Today, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, provincial, territorial, and municipal chambers of commerce, and leaders in the food services industry sent a joint letter to political leaders at all levels across Canada, sounding the alarm of imminent failure of an entire industry. Pre-COVID, the positive impact of our restaurants on […]
“The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action through Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan to support Canadians and protect jobs during the global COVID-19 outbreak. Finance Minister Bill Morneau recently announced the release of draft regulations that would help employers who sponsor a Registered Pension Plan (RPP) or salary deferral leave plan for […]
The Government of Canada extends time periods of temporary layoffs for federally regulated industries
“Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, announced changes to extend time periods for temporary layoffs to allow employers more time to recall laid-off employees. The temporary changes will help protect the jobs of federally regulated private-sector employees and support employers facing economic hardship as a result of the pandemic.” For more information, click […]
Learn more about industries and timelines the BC Government have setup to reopen form the COVID-19 pandemic.