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COVID-19

FINANCIAL AID

As announced earlier today by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, BDC, Canada’s bank for entrepreneurs, and Export Development Canada (EDC), Canada’s export credit agency, will launch the new Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Loan and Guarantee program that will enable up to $40 billion in additional lending.

The program will operate as follows:

- Small and medium-sized businesses can get support through a new Co-Lending Program that will bring the BDC together with financial institutions to co-lend term loans to these businesses for their operational cash...

COVID-19

STAFF EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT – HR & OHS

We’re all in this together! All BC Distillers can now start making hand sanitizer as of Sunday’s (March 22nd) provincial government announcement. This is a difficult time and Summit Labels wants to help, so they are covering the entire cost of 1000 hand sanitizer labels for any company making and donating hand sanitizer in BC.

“The past several weeks have been nothing short of breathtaking in how quickly life has changed for all of us. This is an unprecedented time for BC and flattening the curve requires our collective effort. We...

Media Releases

Public Service Announcement – March 27, 2020

Essential Services Declaration for food industry

will maintain BC’s food supply chain.

Vancouver – B.C. Food & Beverage (BCFB) applauds the announcement by the BC government designating the food and beverage manufacturing sector as an essential service, which will offer more protection to secure food supply in BC.

The announcement by the province comes after advocacy efforts made by BCFB and other industry groups, representing food, beverage and natural health product...

COVID-19

Public Service Announcement – March 27, 2020

Essential Services Declaration for food industry

will maintain BC’s food supply chain.

Vancouver – B.C. Food & Beverage (BCFB) applauds the announcement by the BC government designating the food and beverage manufacturing sector as an essential service, which will offer more protection to secure the food supply in BC.

The announcement by the province comes after advocacy efforts made by BCFB and other industry groups, representing food, beverage and natural health...

COVID-19

Sanitizers and Disinfectants:

We have put in a request to Health Canada for the list of NEW manufacturers approved for sanitation products (e.g. distilleries). In the meantime, the full list is here.

Disinfectants: https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-health-products/disinfectants/covid-19/list.html

Sanitizers:...

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