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 […]

BC’s Restart Plan

Learn more about industries and timelines the BC Government have setup to reopen form the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kootenay Round Table Discussion – Government of BC Small Business Resources

On April 7th, 2020 Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Kimberley Chamber of Commerce, the City of Cranbrook, the City of Kimberley, Cranbrook Downtown Business Association, and Community Futures East Kootenay hosted the Kootenay Business Round Table via Zoom. During this meeting Kootenay East MLA Tom Shypitka shared a document outlining business supports from the B.C. […]