COVID-19 and Your Business: Issue 7

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COVID-19 Workplace Risk Assessment and Safety Plan: Protect employees and keep them healthy

The health and safety of all employees — whether they are working on-site or at home — should be a priority for employers, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety has developed a free online course to help organizations in Canada conduct a COVID-19 workplace risk assessment and implement a safety plan.

Take the course

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Helping businesses and employees stay safe during the pandemic

The How businesses and employees can stay safe while operating during COVID-19 page provides reliable up-to-date information on keeping you, your employees and your customers safe in your workplace.

Resources include guidance by province or territory and by sector, information targeted at both employers and employees, templates and signage, and tools and strategies to assess and reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19.

Help us deliver the Canada Digital Adoption Program and take businesses to the next level

The Canada Digital Adoption Program will help small and medium-sized businesses stay competitive and meet customer needs. This program provides funding and expert support for businesses to sell goods and services online, improve existing e-commerce, or adopt digital technologies to streamline operations.

As we move toward delivering the program, we're looking for digital advisors to help businesses develop and implement digital transformation plans under Stream 2 of the program — Boost Your Business Technology.

Register as a digital advisor

Government resources and supports

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Canada Business App

Financial support for businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic — at your fingertips.

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Answer questions to generate a tailored list of benefits for your business.

Together, we can get through this pandemic. For comprehensive information about the current COVID-19 situation, financial resources and vaccines, visit or call 1-833-784-4397.