The Leading Edge - Taking Care of Business June 2020

The Leading Edge - Taking Care of Business June 2020

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WorkBC Virtual Services

WorkBC  Grand Forks Centre Virtual Services

Effective June 1,  2020

We are happy to be continuing our virtual services in the Boundary area!

Let's connect, chat and see how we can support you in your future goals, as the opportunities could be endless.

Contact Us:

250-442-2722 ext. 221 and/or 250-445-6618

Resource Advisors will be happy to assist and guide you.

Prime Minister announces additional support for small businesses

Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and are vital for our families and communities across the country. They are facing economic hardship and uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why the Government of Canada is working around the clock to give these businesses the support they need so they can continue to make our country strong at this critical time.

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced new measures to support Canadian businesses so they can keep their doors open and their employees on the job.

The Government of Canada is:

COVID-19 support service launched for B.C. businesses

A new B.C. Business COVID-19 Support Service will serve as a single point of contact for businesses throughout the province looking for information on resources available during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The B.C. Business COVID-19 Support Service will be operated by Small Business BC (SBBC), a non-profit organization that is well known and respected by the business community. The service will act as a one-stop resource to answer questions about supports available to businesses from the provincial and federal governments, industry and community partners. 

COVID-19: B.C. spending $5 million on virtual mental health services

The B.C. government announced it will spend an additional $5 million to expand existing mental health programs and services and launch new services to support British Columbians during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The money is being directed towards enhanced virtual services to assist with mental health needs arising from the health crisis, with a focus on adults, youth and front-line health care workers.

The programs will be accessible without a doctor’s reference.