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Fast Facts Bulletin 5 from HR Performance & Results
Thursday, March 19, 2020
The Ontario Legislature has passed the Employment Standards Amendment Act (Infectious Disease Emergencies), 2020 to provide job-protected leave to employees in isolation or quarantine due to COVID ..
RECORDING: Business Strategies to Endure COVID-19
Thursday, March 19, 2020
What you need to know to minimize the effects of the economic downturn on your business. A webinar to address steps that you can take right away with respect to cash flow, supply chain ma ..
Tourism Industry Association of Ontario - COVID-19 Resources, Updates and News (updated regularly)
Thursday, March 19, 2020
As the voice of the Ontario tourism industry the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) recognizes that in times of uncertainty there is a need for industry to have access to clear and rel ..
How an estate freeze can help you maintain control of your investments (Grant Thornton)
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Content sourced from Grant Thornton's Insights blog In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many things are currently outside of your control. If you’re a business owner, or have substantial i ..
Fast Facts Bulletin 4 from HR Performance & Results
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
This morning, at 10:30 a.m./EST, Prime Minister Trudeau announced a $27-billion emergency aid package that offers immediate and direct help to Canadians and businesses, plus $55-billion in tax def ..
OCC: COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness Toolkit for Ontario Businesses
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
The health, safety and well-being of our staff, members and community are of the utmost importance to us. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19), previously known as the 2019 novel coronavirus,  ..
Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan (updated regularly)
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. On March 18, 2020, the Prime Minister anno ..
Canada’s Six Biggest Banks Take Decisive Action to Help Customers Impacted by COVID-19
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Canada’s six largest banks yesterday announced plans to provide financial relief to Canadians impacted by the economic consequences of COVID‑19. Effective immediately, Bank of Montreal, C ..
Fast Facts Bulletin 3 from HR Performance & Results
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
This morning, at 8:30 a.m./EST, Ontario Premier Doug Ford declared a State of Emergency in Ontario to help fight the spread of COVID-19. The announcement included the following: Effective immed ..
BDC: Support for entrepreneurs impacted by the coronavirus COVID-19
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
The health and well-being of entrepreneurs, clients and non-clients as well as of our partners is our top priority. BDC stands ready to support companies through to a more stable period.  ..
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