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RECORDING: Webinar - Navigating COVID-19, A Practical Q&A Session for Your Business

Friday, March 20, 2020

This interactive webinar took place on Thursday, March 19th, 2020 at 10AM and brought together many community and provincial leaders including:

  • Michael Badham, Moderator
  • Janice Leroux, HR Performance & Results 
  • Doug MacLeod, Employment & Labour Lawyer 
  • Andrea Khanjin, MPP Barrie – Innisfil 
  • Doug Downey, MPP Barrie – Springwater – Oro-Medonte 
  • Doug Shipley, MP Barrie – Innisfil 
  • John Brassard, MP Barrie – Springwater – Oro-Medonte 
  • Rocco Rossi, Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Elected officials’ offices are all open, contact details as below.

FEDERAL:

PROVINCIAL:

21 minutes - QUESTIONS:

21 minutes - Dental insurance not offered for pandemics? Even when shut down by regulatory bodies

26 minutes – what does recovery look like? Is reinfection happening?

32 minutes – temporary termination? Temporary termination pay?

39 minutes – two locations in Barrie, can’t sustain both, 3 years in my lease, what are my options, and how do I handle it?

47 minutes – what is the time frame for announcing the package details?

49 minutes – what is the trigger point for a complete shutdown? Construction sites? Longer social distancing? Next steps?

53 minutes – all jury trials have been ended, discussion regarding closing all trials

54 minutes – commercial leases and landlords and stronger commitments from other governments

58 minutes - CLOSING




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