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Aug 10, 2021

COVID-19 Update - August 10, 2021

Tourism and Hospitality Student Work Placement Program Now Open
Aimed squarely at the tourism and hospitality sector, Propel is a new initiative to help the hardest-hit sector recover from the devastating impacts of the pandemic. The latest addition to the Government of Canada’s Student Work Placement Program, Propel offers post-secondary students opportunities to develop the work-ready skills required to secure meaningful employment upon graduation. Qualifying employers are provided with a wage subsidy of up to $7,500 for each student hired through the program. The application process is now open; click the link below to learn more.


Canadian Chamber of Commerce: Workplace of the Future
While getting through the immediate phase of the pandemic is top of mind for businesses and government, it is critical to start to plan now for the workplace of the future. Planning now will mean companies are better placed to accelerate a return to normal operations, which will ultimately generate business activity. The Canadian Chamber has released this Workplace of the Future document, to act as a catalyst to accelerate the journey towards the new normal. Getting Canadian businesses there means taking action now.