Daily Bulletin: June 22, 2020

Today’s Top Story

The Business Of Business: The Advance Of Digitization During COVID-19

How has the pandemic positively pushed ahead the digitization of our society? Find out in this segment of The Business of Business with our President and CEO, Hon. Perrin Beatty and Juggy Sihota, Vice-President of Consumer Health at TELUS.

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An Entrepreneur’s Perspective With Susanna Cluff-Clyburne And Lianne Ing

In our continuing conversations with small business owners to get their perspective on how businesses are managing through the pandemic, Susanna Cluff-Clyburne, our Senior Director of Parliamentary Affairs, talks with Lianne Ing. Lianne is the Vice President of Bubble Technology Industries Inc., sits on our board of directors and is a member of our SME Committee. Bubble Technology is a 50-person business based in Chalk River, Ontario.

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Free Upcoming Webinars

Building A Resilient Workforce That Can Thrive In The Next Normal, With Deloitte

An estimated 2.7 billion workers worldwide have been affected by full or partial lockdowns, according to the United Nations’ labour body, the International Labour Organization. Deloitte’s 2020 Global Human Capital Trends report, The social enterprise at work: Paradox as a path forward, comes at a time when the pandemic has forced a rethink of workforce strategies. This discussion will focus on the big workforce issues impacting work, workers, workplace, culture and leadership that organizations must consider to create a resilient workforce prepared to thrive in our next normal. This webinar will take place on June 23 at 1:00 p.m. ET.

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How to Build an Effective Advertising Strategy, With Facebook

You’re ready to advertise but need a strategy and a plan. We’ll walk through how to define your advertising goals and objectives, reach your target audience at the right time and place and learn to measure a successful advertising campaign. This webinar will take place on June 24 at 1:00 p.m. ET

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How We’re Helping Canadian Business

Business Resilience Service: Still Available

Need help navigating the services available to help your SME get through COVID-19? The Business Resilience Service, delivered to your organization free of charge, provides:

  • Guidance on COVID-19 financial support program options and eligibility
  • Direction on accessing the most appropriate support organizations
  • Help to make decisions to support recovery plans
  • Real time insights and feedback to policymakers

To access the BRS, call 1-866-989-1080 to connect with a business advisor from the accounting profession. The service is available seven days/week:

  • Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET
  • Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
  • Sundays: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

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A #TeamCanada Approach


BlackBerry has partnered with Shopify, the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario to launch a new nation-wide mobile app to provide notifications of exposure to COVID-19 across Canada. The app will help Canadians and public health officials identify and isolate the spread of the virus more quickly, which is an important step toward containing the virus and safely restarting the economy.

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