Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response
The Government of Canada has taken significant action to help Canadians facing hardships as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
To get all the details about the various economic support programs that the federal government has recently implemented for individuals and business - CLICK HERE
This infographic provides a lot of data about COVID-19 in an easy-to-understand visual format.
One KEY piece of "good news" is that - based on scientific data collected so far - the virus appears to be lethal mostly to a unique subset of people (people 65+ living with one or more serious health conditions) whereas the vast majority of people experience only MILD or even non-existent symptoms.
This website site was developed as a free resource to support organizations working through the challenges of the COVID-19 outbreak, and was made possible by the cooperation of a number of different teams.
We are sharing this online resource to ensure that ALL of our valuable clients have the best resources possible for dealing with the business disruptions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Business Messaging Apps
As various provincial governments mandate the closure of all "non-essential" businesses, companies are looking for ways to stay connected with their team members while employees are being forced to work from home.
There are several excellent business messaging apps available today and each one has different pros and cons. SLACK is a great program for staying in touch with team members who may be scattered all across the globe. SLACK is available for FREE for their basic package which is probably sufficient for most business teams.
In direct competition to SLACK, Microsoft recently introduced a new FREE business messaging program called "TEAMS". This messaging program is targeted toward companies that make extensive use of other Microsoft programs.
As the COVID-19 virus continues to disrupt regular life in Canada, more people are working from home than ever before.
For any business owner or employee working from home and needing to hold a virtual meeting, there are a few popular FREE video conference applications: SKYPE & ZOOM.