Around Town Construction and Financial Briefing
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Here is the Around Town round-up of top news headlines related to construction and real estate for the week of April 15, 2020.
Among a number of online courses, Building It Right also has a $25 unlimited access, 20 minute COVID-19 Worker Conformance course to assist workers with the regulations set by the Province. buildingitright.com/covid-19-worker-conformance.html
The BC Construction Safety Alliance website has resources and signage for Preventative Measures at Work including ‘What if Physical Distancing in not possible’. bit.ly/bccssa412
The 75% Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy program will be available to businesses who have seen a minimum of 15% revenue loss in March (lowered from 30%) with a new option to use January and February of this year as reference points. bit.ly/wagesub412
Applications for the BC Temporary Rental Supplement program is now open. Separate Fact Sheets for Landlords and Tenants are available. bchousing.org/bctrs.
CBC News has released an easy to use guide to benefits for Canadians and businesses affected by COVID-19. Newsinteractives.cbc.ca/coronavirusbenefits
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