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Apr 21

COVID-19 Tools & Resources

Our Provincial Chamber, the Manitoba Chambers, has put together a page intended to support businesses/employers seeking information and shareable resources about employment conditions and worker safety, funding programs available for businesses, and more. This is a great resources for all business. Go to https://mbchamber.mb.ca/covid-19-tools-resources-for-businesses-employers/ If you are looking for specific information and can’t find it, …

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Apr 21

Canadian Business Resilience Network

In partnership with the Government of Canada, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce established the Canadian Business Resilience Network to help Canadian businesses navigate the COVID-19 reality and prepare for recovery.   Go to canadianbusinessresiliencenetwork.ca

Apr 21

Funding For Indigenous Businesses And Financial Institutions

The government is providing up to $306.8 million in funding to help small and medium-sized Indigenous businesses and to support Aboriginal financial institutions that offer financing to these businesses. The program will be provided through Aboriginal financial institutions and administered by the National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association and the Métis capital corporations, in partnership with …

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Mar 26

IMPORTANT FEDERAL UPDATES FOR BUSINESS

1) As of noon yesterday, the Government of Canada’s $82b COVID-19 economic response plan has received royal assent.   2) The Government of Canada has enacted The Quarantine Act, mandating all international travellers returning to Canada to self-isolate for 14 days. Effective midnight tonight, Wednesday, March 25, CBSA agents will collect address information from all international …

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Mar 26

Posters for you to hang in your businesses

Click here for posters that the Province made that you can use in and outside of your business to protect you and your staff. We know there are businesses that continue to operate in this uncertain time. PLEASE keep yourselves and your staff safe.

Mar 26

Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers

The Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers will allow eligible employers to reduce payroll deductions required to be remitted for March 18th to June 20th. Want to see if your business is eligible? Click here for information

Mar 26

UPDATES – PROVINCE OF MANITOBA

As of this morning, March 26, public health officials advise the number of lab-confirmed positive and presumptive positive cases in Manitoba is now at 36. Public health officials continue advising all Manitobans, including health-care providers, to cancel or postpone any non-essential travel (international/ within Canada.) There shouldn’t be any recreational, tourist, or non-essential personal travel.  …

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Mar 26

Canada’s Leading Business Organizations Call on Government to Protect Jobs and Postpone Non-Essential New Measures

Over 60 of Canada’s leading business organizations are calling on governments to support a national effort to protect jobs and to postpone non-essential new measures. “Canadian businesses are ready and able to step up to overcome the challenge of COVID-19. We will work to ensure that Canadians have the food to feed their families, the …

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Mar 26

Pandemic Preparedness Toolkit for Manitoba Businesses – NOW AVAILABLE!

As employers, we’re operating in unprecedented conditions. At the Portage la Prairie Chamber, we’re working hard to compile and collect reliable and accurate COVID-19 information, updates relevant to Portage & District employers, and business continuity planning materials.   Our Provincial counterpart, the Manitoba Chambers, has created an employer preparedness toolkit to guide you during this challenge.  …

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Mar 26

Stronger Together

We have all found ourselves charting unknown territory: a global pandemic, and a situation with challenges that most of us have never witnessed before in our lifetime. We ask all our members to please stay safe in this uncertain time. The Chamber’s thoughts are with you and the entire business community of our district. It …

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