Learning Resources for Businesses

On this page you will find a collection of webinars, documents and toolkits. 

Preparing to reopen

Preparing to Reopen Nova Scotia -https://novascotia.ca/reopening-nova-scotia/

This is the reopening guidelines site released by the province. 

 

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Tip Sheets: – Recommended by government as a possible model for our business community, offers a number of tip sheets for various industries. These are excellent examples of what we all need to think about as restrictions are eased. 

 

Retail: 

https://www.ccohs.ca//images/products/pandemiccovid19/pdf/retail.pdf

 

Restaurant and Food Services: 

https://www.ccohs.ca//images/products/pandemiccovid19/pdf/food_service.pdf

 

Retail Recovery Checklist: 

The Retail Council of Canada has released a comprehensive Retail recovery checklist for reopening- https://www.trurocolchesterchamber.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Retail-recovery-checklist.pdf

 

Restaurants Canada Reopening Best Practices:

Restaurants Canada has created a best practices guide for reopening food and beverage services: 

http://www.restaurantscanada.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/RC_COVID19_Reopening_BestPractices.pdf

 

Toolkit for Reopening Canada's Economy: 

https://www.canadianbusinessresiliencenetwork.ca/resources/toolkits/toolkit-for-reopening-canadas-economy/  

Most economic reopening plans across Canada involve several phased-in stages stretching across weeks or months, a formidable challenge will be the availability of childcare and other social services as employees return to the workplace. The Canadian Business Resilience Network reopening guide for business includes information on the availability of these services. 

 

 

Webinars

Accounting 101: Business Response to COVID-19 with Grant 

Our friends at the Cape Breton Partnership partnered with Grant Thornton to host a webinar 'Accounting 101: Business Response to COVID-19.' 

WATCH THE VIDEO RECORDING

 

COVID-19: Assessing the Potential Economic Impacts for Atlantic Canada 

The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council provided an initial assessment of the potential economic impacts in Atlantic Canada, nationally, and internationally.

WATCH THE VIDEO RECORDING

 

Guides

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has created a guide to help businesses prepare for, and manage through, a potential COVID-19 escalation in Canada.

DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE

 

The Business Development Bank of Canada has created a toolkit of templates to help businesses minimize the risk that an emergency poses to operations and bottom line.

 ACCESS THE TOOLKIT

 

The Public Health Agency of Canada has developed a toolkit to provide guidance on cleaning and disinfecting of public settings, including schools, universities, public libraries, museums, public transit, communal residences and workplaces.

VIEW TOOLKIT

 

The Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses has compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help small business owners prepare for a potential crisis.

READ THE FAQ

 

The World Health Organization has created a guide to getting your workplace ready for COVID-19 with tips on preventing the spread and managing risks when organizing meetings and events.

DOWNLOAD GUIDE