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May 18, 2021
COVID-19 Update - May 18, 2021
Governments Need a Travel Restart Strategy Now
Recently, the Canadian Chamber issued a statement about resetting plans for travel post-COVID. Along with their statement, they outlined key elements that need to be included in any strategy, such as clear metrics for targeted travel restrictions, coherent rules across all modes of transportation and replacing broad quarantine measures with regulations based on a combination of testing, vaccination and other actions to protect public health. READ MORE.
Guidance for Outside Dining Spaces
The Ministry of Health has now published a new document clarifying use of patios for outdoor dining. This guidance provides information on ways to comply with the Provincial Health Officer’s Order on Food and Liquor Serving Premises, specifically the requirements for providing outside food and drink services (e.g., on a patio). As an owner or operator, this guidance will support you when preparing or amending your COVID-19 Safety Plan and outside dining set up. READ THE DOCUMENT.
Canadian Chamber Announces Vaccine Resource Hub
While the choice to get vaccinated is ultimately up to individuals, the Canadian Chamber's new vaccine resource hub’s goal is to equip businesses of all sizes to play their part to get Canada to herd immunity. Consider it a one-stop-shop for vaccine information and resources. The resource page is organized so that the level of information you need is available. You can view:
- Vaccine 101
- Vaccine Distribution
- Business Tips
- Talking to Your Employees