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COVID-19 Posters for Construction
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Greetings, In our efforts to keep you informed and updated on the many changes regarding COVID-19, we want to take this opportunity to ask that you circulate the physical distancing posters th ..
A Message from Barrie Police Service
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Hello Barrie Business Owners, As we all navigate through the challenges associated with COVID-19 and widespread closures, the last thing you want to worry about is a break in or theft at your  ..
Help employees maintain positive mental health during the COVID-10 outbreak
Friday, April 17, 2020
Many of your employees may experience a feeling of stress, anxiety and concern related to the coronavirus outbreak. As more and more people physically isolate or enter quarantine, supporting emplo ..
Tools for Remote Teams to Mitigate Disruption from Covid-19
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
Source: 44 North Digital Marketing ( Remote work is the way of the future. Aside from the prov ..
Canadian Chamber and Government of Canada Team Up to Launch Canadian Business Resilience Network to Help Businesses Get Through COVID-19
Monday, April 06, 2020
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has established the Canadian Business Resilience Network (CBRN) in partnership with the Government of Canada to help the business community prepare, persevere ..
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Action Plan for the Workplace
Friday, April 03, 2020
Georgian College's online training partner, Shadowbox (located in Orillia, Ontario) is offering their online training module, COVID19 Action Plan for the Workplace, for FREE until April 30, 2020.  ..
7 steps to sustain your business through the disruption (BDC)
Thursday, April 02, 2020
You can follow these steps to rapidly forecast your cash flow The COVID-19 pandemic is having widespread effects on businesses across the country. By mid-March, 73% of companies were already feeli ..
12 simple ways you can support Barrie businesses during this novel coronavirus outbreak (
Monday, March 30, 2020
Taking small actions can go a long way in keeping our community strong. These are trying times. They are hard on Barrie families. They are hard on Barrie businesses. They are especially hard on th ..
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  ..
Working from home: Securing your new workplace (Grant Thornton)
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Content sourced from Grant Thornton's Insights blog Working from home is the “new normal” for many businesses and their employees. These arrangements may have been put together quickly a ..
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