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COVID-19

FINANCIAL AID

Earlier this week, the federal government...

COVID-19

FOOD INDUSTRY CV19 NEWS UPDATE

In an effort to clear up confusion on Provincial Health Officer Orders, the Ministry of Health has created a COVID-...

COVID-19

STAFF EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT – HR & OHS

General – mental health

Government of BC

Managing COVID-19 Stress, Anxiety and Depression.

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health-safety/covid19_stressmanagement_5_accessible.pdf

Resilience Booster

The Canadian Mental Health Association has produced this advice on boosting mental resilience during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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COVID-19

STAFF EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT – HR & OHS

Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Guidance for Employers (PDF)

As of last Thursday, March 26, all TFWs are now able to travel to Canada by air or land. TFWs are now exempt from the air travel restrictions announced on March 16, 2020, as well as border restrictions.

Over the weekend ESDC released the attached guidance for employers. Please review the attached carefully and note...

COVID-19

FINANCIAL AID

As announced earlier today by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, BDC, Canada’s bank for entrepreneurs, and Export Development Canada (EDC), Canada’s export credit agency, will launch the new Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Loan and Guarantee program that will enable up to $40 billion in additional lending.

The program will operate as follows:

- Small and medium-sized businesses can get support through a new Co-Lending Program that will bring the BDC together with financial institutions to co-lend term loans to these businesses for their operational cash...

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