Daily Bulletin: August 4, 2020

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Government of Canada’s COVID Alert App Is Available

The contract tracing app is available for iOS and Android devices and will alert users if they come into contact with anyone who tests positive for COVID-19.

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For Your Attention

AirCargoCan…A National Air Cargo Supply Chain Roundtable

We were joined by the Honourable Marc Garneau, Canada’s Minister of Transport and Deborah Flint, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, for a discussion on the importance of Canada’s air cargo supply chain in our economic recovery and what further action and collaboration is needed from government to ensure the continuing success of this critical industry.

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Canada’s Technology Infrastructure Key To Powering Prosperity Post-COVID-19

Canada’s networks, among the highest performing in the world, played a critical role in carrying us through this crisis and will continue to play a central role as we rebuild and secure the country’s future prosperity. Learn about the importance of staying connected and the vital role our networks play in enabling these connections in the latest blog from Rogers.

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Federal Government To Spend An Additional $58.6 Million Addressing TFW COVID-19 Outbreaks

The Government of Canada is going to spend additional money to address COVID-19 outbreaks on farms that are affecting Temporary Foreign Workers. The spending will be directed towards inspections, outreach and education as well as improving living conditions.

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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.

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August 12, 1:00 p.m. ET | Getting Back To Business: Adapting Your Marketing Message For The New “Business As Usual” With Canada Post

As the retail landscape has dramatically changed over the last few months, small businesses have had to navigate challenges they may not have anticipated – having to transition their brick and mortar store online or optimize their online presence or introduce new service options for their customers. Regardless of the scenario, businesses have had to adapt their business models at the onset of the pandemic and now are faced with the next phase, transitioning into “business as usual,” where the “usual” has changed.  

In this session, Mamta Dogra, Senior Manager, Small Business Marketing, Canada Post, will share tips and resources on how to get your message in-market as you adapt your business, generate renewed brand awareness and find the right customers. 

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How We’re Helping Canadian Business

Find The Latest CBRN Data And Research

Good decision-making requires an in-depth understanding of the available information. The CBRN Data and Research page includes relevant information from a variety of sources, including the recently released Phase 2 results of the Canadian Survey on Business Conditions.

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A #TeamCanada Approach

Navigator Resilience: Building Back Better Report

HSBC recently launched the Navigator Resilience: Building Back Better Report, which surveyed more than 2,600 companies globally and sought to uncover how businesses are dealing with the unprecedented crisis of COVID-19. The research shows that even amid a challenging first half of 2020, businesses in Canada and around the world have shown notable resiliency – and many are embracing a more sustainable future.

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Charitable Donation to Global Food Banking Network

Our member Ingredion Canada has contributed $50,000 to The Global Food Banking Network in response to COVID-19.

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