News April, 2020

Feds help out employers hiring temporary foreign workers

By Canadian HR Reporter | With temporary foreign workers coming into Canada required to self-isolate for 14 days because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government is providing additional support to employers through a $50-million investment.

COVID-19 challenges refugees and those helping them to settle

By Vancouver Sun | Even at the best of times, refugees arrive tired, bewildered and, often, traumatized. But in these worst of times, they are Canada’s most marginalized and most vulnerable. With no friends, no family, no English or French language skills, and little, if any, cultural knowledge, most of them are dependent on settlement … Continued

COVID-19 Resources

By AMSSA | To support AMSSA members and settlement service providers during the COVID-19 pandemic,  AMSSA has created three resources: a living document breaking down the COVID-19 Federal and Provincial subsidies, a Coronavirus Factsheet and a resource to support organizations transitioning to virtual workspaces. You will also find a curated list of useful resources below. … Continued

Support for Business

By Canadian Chamber of Commerce | In this section, we highlight public and private sector programs and initiatives across Canada that support businesses and their employees. In some instances, details are still to be announced by government.