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COVID-19 - Information for the agriculture and agri-food industry
COVID-19 - Information for the agriculture and agri-food industry

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) is taking action to address the challenges posed by COVID-19 (coronavirus disease). This contains information for those in the agriculture industry (producers, processors, and agri-food businesses).

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Agriculture and agri-food industry safety during COVID-19
Agriculture and agri-food industry safety during COVID-19

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs is working closely with stakeholders and other partners to ensure the safety of Ontario's food supply.

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Infection control 101 for businesses
Infection control 101 for businesses

As provinces across Canada have started to reopen the economy, infection control has become a priority for all businesses. To help you better understand COVID-19 exposures and work site infection control best practices, experts in occupational health and safety are providing you with free access to a risk management training program designed to help you understand the risks and how you can create a plan to control infection exposures.

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Better Farming August 2020
Better Farming August 2020

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2 Minute News July 2020
2 Minute News July 2020

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What's New - Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development newsletter JULY 2020
What's New - Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development newsletter JULY 2020

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WSIB's Health and Safety Excellence Program
WSIB's Health and Safety Excellence Program

The WSIB's Health and Safety Excellence Program (HSEP) is well positioned to help you adapt to the new health and safety reality and stop the spread of COVID19, supporting safety in the construction industry

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2 Minute News June 2020 #2
2 Minute News June 2020 #2

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Insurance companies want a say in barn design
Insurance companies want a say in barn design

In the face of more barn fires and higher losses, insurance companies want a role in how new barns are designed. (published in Ontario Farmer)

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Gym on the Farm
Gym on the Farm

Even before COVID-19 forced governments to shut down various local businesses to prevent the disease from spreading, Stuart Chutter found it difficult to visit a gym on a regular basis to get the workout he wanted.

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Work Reduction or Temporary Layoff  During “COVID-19 Period”  Not Termination
Work Reduction or Temporary Layoff During “COVID-19 Period” Not Termination

Sherrard Kuzz LLP - Briefing Note: On May 29, 2020, the Government of Ontario introduced a regulation under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) that provides relief to any employer that temporarily laid off a non-union employee or reduced non-union employee wages and/or hours due to COVID-19. The regulation largely exempts any such layoff or reduction from being deemed a termination of employment, so that there is no obligation to provide ESA notice and severance.

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Cannabis Facilities and the Ontario Building Code - RSM Building Consultants
Cannabis Facilities and the Ontario Building Code - RSM Building Consultants

RSM Building Consultants hosted a webinar on cannabis facility requirements mandated by the Ontario Building Code. To view / listen to the webinar recording

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Better Farming June - July 2020
Better Farming June - July 2020

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WEBINAR: Assessing Your Organization's Readiness to Return-to-Work
WEBINAR: Assessing Your Organization's Readiness to Return-to-Work

As federal and provincial governments begin to re-open the economy amid COVID-19 recovery, organizations of all industries and sizes are determining their return-to-work strategies and plans. While every organization is different, there are fundamental questions that should be answered as part of your return-to-work plans.
This presentation will provide some insight to help guide organizational leaders in the development of return-to-work programs. The focus – assisting organizations with answering the critical questions of:
Can You? – Answering are you allowed to return to work.
Should You? – Making the decision to return to work.
How Do You? – Operationalizing how to return to work.

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COVID-19 RETURN TO WORK CONSIDERATIONS
COVID-19 RETURN TO WORK CONSIDERATIONS

As government orders are lifted, employers will enter uncharted territory. Sherrard Kuzz LLP has a deep understanding of the pandemic’s impact on businesses and industries, and how to work through the related workplace issues. To help you get started, they have developed the following complimentary Return To Work considerations.

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Complimentary Zoom Webinar June 10, 2020: Managing in a Time of Pandemic - Employer Considerations When Business Reopens
Complimentary Zoom Webinar June 10, 2020: Managing in a Time of Pandemic - Employer Considerations When Business Reopens

When the first “phase” of the COVID-19 pandemic comes to an end, employers may face new and different challenges. Topics include:

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Workplace PPE Supplier Directory
Workplace PPE Supplier Directory

Review a list of companies that sell personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies to keep your employees and customers safe from Covid-19

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Resources to prevent COVID-19 in the workplace
Resources to prevent COVID-19 in the workplace

Sector-specific guidelines and posters to help protect workers, customers and the general public from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ontario

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Sherrard Kuzz LLP COVID-19 FAQ's to Assist Employers Updated: May 8, 2020
Sherrard Kuzz LLP COVID-19 FAQ's to Assist Employers Updated: May 8, 2020

As the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread around the globe, employers need to know their legal rights and obligations as it relates to the Canadian workplace. The following are some of the most pressing Frequently Asked Questions.

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FAQs: COVID-19 farm programs and concerns
FAQs: COVID-19 farm programs and concerns

With the ever-changing COVID-19 situation and the new relief programs being introduced, it’s become difficult to understand what’s available for farmers and how to qualify.With this set of Q&As, we want to help you through these financial changes, so you can focus on ensuring quality Canadian food continues to be produced.

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COVID-19: Five practical next steps for Construction Owners and Managers
COVID-19: Five practical next steps for Construction Owners and Managers

The coronavirus outbreak sweeping the country has made construction projects more unpredictable than ever. To take control in this unpredictable time, construction companies should consider five practical next steps as part of their larger crisis response.

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OMAFRA's Ag Business Update
OMAFRA's Ag Business Update

The OMAFRA Ag Business Update is a monthly e-newsletter that provides short updates on events, programs and information of interest to farm business managers and farm business management advisors. The goal is to provide you with a tool to help you source information. The update is short and concise with links to where you can find more information. To receive this e-newsletter ……

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Invitation: Webinar May 8th @ 8:30am COVID-19 Review of Government Support Programs for Businesses
Invitation: Webinar May 8th @ 8:30am COVID-19 Review of Government Support Programs for Businesses

Invitation to complimentary webinar May 8th @ 8:30am

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Better Farming - May 2020
Better Farming - May 2020

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Certain Businesses Allowed to Reopen Under Strict Safety Guidelines
Certain Businesses Allowed to Reopen Under Strict Safety Guidelines

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