Employee Well-Being During And After The Pandemic: Webinar Presented by Desjardins

Covid-19 has seriously shaken things up for Canadians, both in their professional and personal lives. With our new normal, which—for many of us—means teleworking and homeschooling, we’re seeing an uptick in health problems that organizations and insurers need to address and adapt to. In this webinar, we’ll be looking at how overall health culture, which […]

Operating In Accordance With Public Health Guidelines

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 […]

Helping Small Businesses Save Energy During COVID-19

In order to assist small and medium-sized businesses in BC as they recover from challenges involved with COVID-19, Fortis BC is offering “free customized energy advice by phone, video conference or in-person”. Through this, “business owners can get tips, technical advice and information about programs that can help them save energy, greenhouse gas emissions and […]

Mentally Healthy Workplaces

Did you know that each week, an estimated 500,000 employees miss work due to a mental health problem? Did you know that this costs the Canadian economy more than $51 billion per year?   Promoting good mental health within your workplace is not only great for positive culture and reducing stigma, but it also makes good […]

Open Letter to Government Leaders on Working Together Regarding COVID-19 Challenges

A coalition of some of the largest national business associations in the world released an open letter to government leaders seeking partnership in removing obstacles to innovation, maintaining strong intellectual property protections, and encouraging global collaboration to aid the deployment of critical medical equipment – including COVID-19 diagnostics, treatments, and vaccines. The signatories on the […]

OUT For Business: Providing Mentorship for Canada’s LGBT+ Business Community

CGLCC’s OUT For Business Initiative is a mentorship program created to empower LGBT+ youth by providing them the support and guidance to establish or grow their own business. Young LGBT+ business owners tap into the experience and expertise of mentors and other leaders in the LGBT+ business community. Through one-on-one and team mentoring, youth entrepreneurs sharpen […]

Employees’ mental health and well-being | Webinar with Sunlife

In a recent survey by Sun Life, over half (56%) of Canadians surveyed said COVID-19 is negatively impacting their mental health. Join this discussion to learn how to develop and maintain a positive mental health environment in your organization.   To register for or learn more about this webinar, click here.

Physical Return to Work: Practical Realities and Transformative Opportunities

On June 17 at 1:00 p.m. MST, join three EY professionals for a webinar as they discuss “the realities and opportunities of the physical return to work and how this evolving situation is encouraging organizations to re-imagine their work environment and workforce model.” Discussion topics will include: Operational resilience Health and safety considerations for a […]

Canada’s leading business associations urge governments to adopt recommendations to foster economy recovery

Cranbrook, B.C. – June 4, 2020 – Today, Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce is endorsing Roadmap to Recovery; a comprehensive look at the challenges facing our economy that identifies 51 specific recommendations governments should adopt to overcome them.   “Communities in every area of our country have been deeply impacted by the current crisis, and despite the widespread effects of the pandemic, now is the time to prepare for how […]

Canadian Business Resilience Network Announces Small Business Relief Fund

When COVID-19 struck Canada, businesses of all sizes were affected. Small businesses were hit particularly hard. Small businesses are the faces of our communities and neighbourhoods. Canadians everywhere have been supporting their local businesses throughout COVID-19, from ordering take-out to buying gift cards. Civic-minded organizations with the resources and means are also pitching in. The […]