Today’s Top Story
Canadian Chamber Responds To New U.S. Tariffs On Canadian Aluminum
This afternoon President Trump announced a 10% tariff on raw aluminum imports from Canada. We have urged immediate action to have the tariffs removed.
Hand Sanitizer Recall Expanded Further
A recall that was first initiated in June has again been expanded and now includes more than 40 products. The recalled hand sanitizers are made with ethanol or denaturants that are not acceptable ingredients for use in hand sanitizers in Canada. Please check the list to ensure you are not using a recalled product.
For Your Attention
Health Canada’s Economic Relief For The Cannabis Industry Falls Well Short, Says The Canadian Chamber
Our National Cannabis Working Group issued a statement in response to the Order Amending the Cannabis Fees Order (Extension of Deadline for Payment of 2020-2021 Annual Fee) published in the Canada Gazette, Part II.
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.
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.
A #TeamCanada Approach
Supporting Local Communities During The COVID-19 Pandemic
Our member Liberty Utilities, along with Liberty Power, has donated $500,000 to support local communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Do You Know A Business Or Social Enterprise Making A Difference In Your Community?
Nominate them to receive a Canada’s Volunteer Award and recognize them for their efforts. Canada’s Volunteer Awards is officially open from August 6 to September 30, 2020. By nominating, you are helping to raise awareness of the vital role volunteers play in strengthening communities across Canada, especially now during this challenging time.