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COVID-19

FOOD INDUSTRY CV19 NEWS UPDATE

Below is the latest update from Food and Beverage Canada, with whom BCFB is collaborating on federal advocacy.

Prime Minister Trudeau has announced new measures to address COVID-19

Canada will be closing the border to non-Canadians – Only Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be allowed in. For now, there will be exemptions for air crew, diplomats, immediate family members of Canadian citizens and US Citizens only. This WILL put a de facto ban on Temporary Foreign Workers coming into Canada – further details are below ! Airlines...
COVID-19

STAFF EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT – HR & OHS

As you are all aware, the ongoing situation around COVID19 continues to develop. We wanted to let you know that the company is closely monitoring the situation and following directions from Public Health Canada, Vancouver Coastal Health and CFIA. We are committed to keeping you safe and informed with the latest up to date guidance and developments.

In addition to our Good Manufacturing Practices for handling food products, we have implemented the following preventative measures including but not limited to:

Posted throughout the...
COVID-19

FOOD INDUSTRY CV19 NEWS UPDATE

BC Food & Beverage Members,

The BC Chamber—in partnership with Small Business BC, Community Futures, and British Columbia Economic Development Association—is urgently seeking your input around current and contemplated impacts to businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Your feedback will be sent directly to the provincial and federal governments to inform how they can help businesses mitigate the damage of this global market disruption, and recover.

SURVEY LINK:...

COVID-19

STAFF EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT – HR & OHS

Original Publication . Published March 15, 2020.

***Given the fluid nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, this statement will be updated as new developments occur and will be time and date stamped each time a change is made. Last update: Sunday, March 15, 2020, 3:30pm

These are extraordinary times. With the global spread of COVID-19 reaching pandemic levels, it is critical that we all do what we can to help...

COVID-19

STAFF EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT – HR & OHS

Original publication. Published on: March 06, 2020

Public health officials have currently identified that the risk of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading within British Columbia is low, and WorkSafeBC is continuing to monitor the progression of...

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