Daily Bulletin: July 27, 2020

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Canada Revenue Agency Extends Payment Deadline And Provides Interest Relief For Outstanding Debts

The CRA is extending the payment due date for current year individual, corporate and trust income tax returns, including instalment payments, from September 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020. The CRA is also waiving interest on existing tax debts related to individual, corporate and trust income tax returns from April 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020 and from April 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020 for goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) returns.

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Deloitte Canada’s In-Depth Analysis Of The Canadian Survey On Business Conditions

On July 14, Statistics Canada released the second wave of the Canadian Survey on Business Conditions (CSBC), with the support of our organization. The purpose of the CSBC is to measure the impact of COVID-19 on Canadian businesses, which in turn can inform decision-making to mitigate the impact and improve responses. In collaboration with Deloitte Canada, we have now made available infographics that take a deep dive into the data and what it reveals about the situation for Canadian businesses as they navigate the pandemic.

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Public Health Agency Of Canada Launches ArriveCAN App

The ArriveCAN app, developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Canada Border Services Agency, provides digital means for all travellers entering Canada to easily and securely submit their information and complete a self-assessment of COVID-19 symptoms up to 48 hours before arriving in Canada.

The ArriveCAN app is available for free from the Google Play and the Apple App stores. A web format is also available.

Free Upcoming Webinars

July 29, 2:00 p.m. ET | Navigating Your Business To Recovery, Hosted By Desjardins

Have questions about navigating through government support programs? Want to learn more about e-commerce and cybersecurity? Or maybe you have questions about labour laws during the pandemic? Join this packed webinar to hear from experts on:

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August 10, 2:00 p.m. ET | The Key To Employee Well-Being During And After The Pandemic, Hosted By Desjardins

COVID-19 has seriously shaken things up for Canadians, both in their professional and personal lives. With our new normal, which—for many of us—means teleworking and homeschooling, we’re seeing an uptick in health problems that organizations and insurers need to address and adapt to. In this webinar, we’ll be looking at how overall health culture, which includes physical, mental and financial health, is especially important during a crisis. And how going forward, this culture will be an integral part of group plans.

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How We’re Helping Canadian Business

Invati Yoga & Wellness Uses CBRN Grant To Foster Resilience Of The Mind And Body Amid COVID-19

“Up until March 2020, we were a young, thriving yoga studio and plant-based café,” said Tara Nakashima. “Having won the Lake Country Chamber of Commerce Rising Star Award two years in a row, we were achieving exactly what we set out to do: support individuals to live to their fullest potential mentally, physically and spiritually whilst creating a resilient community.”

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A #TeamCanada Approach

Innovation During Unprecedented Times

Our member Roche Canada established the Roche Canada COVID-19 Innovation Challenge in late March. This funding program was announced to support Roche Canada’s community in bringing forward innovative ideas to address some of the biggest challenges and issues of the COVID-19 pandemic. The winners have been announced, and you can read more about some of the innovations that have come from across Canada.

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