Today’s Top Story
The Business Of Business: Working Remotely And The Importance Of Cybersecurity
In this episode, our President and CEO, the Hon. Perrin Beatty, and Lissa Ricci, Senior Leader of Small Business Solutions at CISCO, discuss Canada’s transition to working remotely amid the pandemic, as well as the importance of prioritizing cybersecurity during this time.
For Your Attention
Make The Most Of The CBRN Reopening Toolkit For Business
As many provinces and territories continue to make progress on resuming some economic activities, please remember to make use of the comprehensive CBRN reopening toolkit. The toolkit provides information on regulations and reopening, childcare access, communications materials, sourcing PPE, access to guides and materials from other organizations and more.
Do You Need To Let Your Customers Know You Are #Open4Business?
We’ve developed a variety of materials to ensure businesses across Canada have what they need to let their customers know they are reopening. Are you ready to reopen? Download our images and post them on your windows, doors or website.
COVID-19: How To Adapt Your Business To Thrive In The New Normal
There is still time to register for BDC’s free live webinar, on June 15 at 12:00 p.m. ET. The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting our everyday habits and creating an unprecedented level of uncertainty for entrepreneurs. Join BDC Advisory Services experts as they present a step-by-step approach to manage risks, create contingency plans and equip your business with a strategic vision that takes into account the changed landscape. We will present the results of the Canadian Survey on Business Conditions and discuss how businesses of all sizes are adapting and innovating during this health crisis. You will learn how this data can support your decision making on resilience and recovery. A live Q&A will follow.
How The New Now Is Changing Entrepreneurs And Their Leadership
Tune in for a live virtual conversation tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. ET between the Governor General of Canada Julie Payette, and guests Marie Saint Pierre, President of Maison Marie Saint Pierre and Zita Cobb, CEO of Shorefast and Innkeeper, Fogo Island Inn, to learn about how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed entrepreneurs and their leadership.
How We’re Helping Canadian Business
Webinar | Physical Return To Work: Practical Realities And Transformative Opportunities, With EY
Organizations are faced with a new duality of safely transitioning people back to physical locations while reimagining the future of work and business. Join us on June 17 at 3:00 p.m. ET to learn about:
- Operational resilience
- Health and safety considerations for a physical return to work
- Technology and cybersecurity concerns
- The workforce of the future
Webinar | Take Control Of Your Business, With Sysential
Join us on June 22 at 1:30 p.m. ET to learn about three simple and essential tools to help your business survive and thrive in a period of extreme uncertainty. Sysential works with entrepreneurial organizations, specifically their owners and leaders, to get more of what they want from their business by helping to implement proven tools and a complete business system called EOS – the Entrepreneurial Operating System®.
Mike and Vanessa Duncan Tell Us How A $10,000 CBRN Grant Would Help Their Small Business
Rogue Coffee Co. is a small business in Saint John, New Brunswick. Owners Mike and Vanessa Duncan are proud to serve their community and have been proud of their intimate location. With COVID-19 rules in place, however, the small space is now proving to be a challenge.
A #TeamCanada Approach
Ottawa Stronger Together
Ottawa businesses face unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They need the support and encouragement of all residents. So, the Ottawa Board of Trade and its events partner Ottawa Business Journal are announcing an online and television broadcast on June 25 that will rally support.
The Ottawa Stronger Together broadcast will share compelling stories from local businesses and demonstrate how they are adjusting rapidly to a new economic reality.
The broadcast is part of a $50,000 marketing campaign to rally support for local business that is supported by the Ottawa Board of Trade, Ottawa Business Journal and Rogers Sports & Media.
To provide a source of inspiration to the city, Ottawa Stronger Together will also present this year’s Forty Under 40 recipients.