Today’s Top Story
The Business Of Business: Canada’s Energy Sector And The Challenges Of COVID-19
In this week’s edition of The Business of Business, Ovintiv’s President and CEO, Doug Suttles, joins our President and CEO, the Hon. Perrin Beatty, to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on the energy sector and how Ovintiv has been able to keep its employees working safely throughout the pandemic.
For Your Attention
Two Funding Opportunities
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is looking for a phytosanitary solution for managing plant pests, and Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is seeking a one-stop decision support system, capable of solving marine infrastructure planning and assessing climate change risks.
Safety On Board Aircraft
Did you know that cabin air on board an aircraft is completely replaced every two to three minutes? Did you know that aircraft use HEPA filters that capture 99.9% of particles? Now you do!
Free Upcoming Webinars
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
CBRN Grant Recipient Rustic Mama Retreats Provides Women With A Safe Getaway During COVID-19
Congratulations to Rustic Mama Retreats for being awarded a $10,000 CBRN Small Business Relief Fund grant, made possible by Salesforce. “We will be able to provide Canadians with an opportunity to reconnect with each other in a safe and healthy social setting,” said owner Jennifer James. “Something we are all in desperate need of right now.”
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have partnered with several of Canada’s leading business organizations to develop resources intended to help businesses adapt to the ‘new normal.’ You can access, share and reuse these resources for free, all on CBRN.ca.
A #TeamCanada Approach
Helping First Nations Communities Amid COVID-19
Our member Hydro One is supporting First Nations and Métis communities to provide critical aid during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through its partnership with GlobalMedic, 10,000 kits made up of food and safety supplies will be delivered to First Nations communities.