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RECORDING: COVID-19: Understanding Government Supports for Canadian Businesses
Friday, March 27, 2020
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a rapidly evolving global challenge. In addition to the health risks posed to Canadians by COVID-19, businesses operations and supply chains are particularly vulnerab ..
Government of Canada Update - March 27, 2020
Friday, March 27, 2020
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced additional new measures ( to  ..
RECORDING: Handling HR (Warren Coughlin)
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Many clients and other business owners I’m speaking to have questions about their people during these crazy times. If you’re like them, you want to keep people employed when you can, you want to t ..
Employer’s Guide to Covid-19 & the Workplace
Thursday, March 26, 2020
The novel coronavirus, Covid-19, was declared an international pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11, 2020, and both employers and employees are understandably worried about  ..
Work Sharing
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Work-Sharing (WS) is an adjustment program designed to help employers and employees avoid layoffs when there is a temporary reduction in the normal level of business activity that is beyond the co ..
RECORDING: Managing an Unexpected Remote Workforce
Thursday, March 26, 2020
In reponse to COVID-19, many organizations quickly transitioned to work-from-home. How do you manage a remote workforce that has been thrust upon your organization? Download presentation slide ..
RECORDING - Webinar: Minister of Finance - Economic Update
Thursday, March 26, 2020
00:00 Welcome & Introductions On March 25, 2020, the Minister of Finance released an economic and fiscal update based on the government's best understanding of the current situation. We a ..
Stop the Spread Business Information Line Now Open at 1-888-444-3659
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
The province has launched a toll-free line 1-888-444-3659 to provide support to Ontario businesses who have questions about the province's recent emergency order to close at-risk workplaces follow ..
Supplemental Unemployment Benefit Program
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Employers can use a Supplemental Unemployment Benefit (SUB) plan to increase their employees’ weekly earnings when they are unemployed due to a temporary stoppage of work, training, illness, injur ..
RECORDING: Marketing your Business (Warren Coughlin)
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Warren Coughlin will be speaking with marketing expert, Lance Johnson, to discuss marketing strategies and tactics businesses can employ to best market their products and services throughout econo ..
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