Today’s Top Story
Bill C-20, Which Includes Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Improvements, Receives Royal Assent
The proposed improvements to the CEWS passed through the Senate and received Royal Assent on July 27. Among other things, Bill C-20 extends the CEWS to December 19, introduces a sliding scale and made some eligibility improvements. These are improvements we advocated and are pleased to see implemented on behalf of our members.
For Your Attention
Windsor-Essex COVID-19 Economic Task Force Publishes Cross-Border Tips For Manufacturing Sector
This guide is now available and provides helpful information for what to expect at the border, what documentation you will need, tips and advice, template letters, health guidance and more.
Flattening The Mental Health Curve: Why Organizations Should Continue To Make Mental Health Safety A Top Priority Post-COVID-19
COVID-19 has made significant and long-lasting effects on our colleagues, friends, families and communities. François Poirier, Chief Operating Officer and President, Power & Storage and Mexico at TC Energy, shares why organizations should continue to prioritize mental health post-COVID-19.
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:
- Navigating government support programs.
- Leveraging online in the ‘’new normal’’ for growth while understanding how to manage risk (cybersecurity/privacy).
- An employers’ guide to reopening the workplace from a legal standpoint.
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.
How We’re Helping Canadian Business
Tips And Advice: Operate In Accordance With Public Health Guidelines
Employers are implementing strategies to protect their workforce from the COVID-19 virus while endeavouring to operate their business. Although many businesses have shifted to remote work, other businesses are unable to. The tips and advice section of our CBRN.ca website provides tools and links to help employers and employees continue to operate in accordance with public health guidelines.
A #TeamCanada Approach
Charitable Donation To Canadian Organizations
Our Member HSBC Bank Canada has announced a donation of $500,000 to assist the most vulnerable members of our communities to be shared across three organizations: Food Banks Canada, Breakfast Club of Canada and United Way.