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Dec 22, 2020

COVID-19 Update - December 22, 2020

Reminder to Renew for Those with Temporary Layoff Variances

Through the summer, many employers requested temporary four month variances to the COVID-19 Emergency Layoff period. Many of these variances will expire at the end of December. If your business wishes to seek a further renewal to a later date or explore your options, you must follow the online process before your variance expires. Renewals are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Tourism Task Force Releases Final Report on Future of Travel

On December 9, the Tourism Task Force—assembled as part of the province's StrongerBC Economic Recovery Plan—presented its final report, The Future of Travel: Positioning B.C. to Accelerate Recovery and Growth, to the Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, and Sport. Tourism Kelowna helps to break down and provide some insights on the report.