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Feb 23, 2021

COVID-19 Update - February 23, 2021

WorkSafeBC: Selecting and Using Face Shields in Non-Health Care Settings

A new resource from WorkSafeBC clarifies the use of face shields in the workplace. Face shields can be used in the workplace in combination with face masks to provide added protection. They cannot be used to replace face masks or other protective measures. This document provides guidance on using face shields specifically in non–health care settings. LEARN MORE

Empty Tables Don’t Pay Bills: New Data Reveals Ongoing Decline in Food Services

Recently, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce commented on newly-released data from Statistics Canada reconfirming the food services sector has been disproportionally affected by the ongoing pandemic. 
The Canadian Chamber called for targeted supports and for the government to do no further harm by freezing the planned alcohol excise tax increase.