Entrepreneur Spotlight: Observe, Adapt and Transform

How one Uxbridge company is brewing up business during COVID-19 Small businesses are among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, including The Second Wedge Brewing Co. Citywide closures and social distancing have forced the Uxbridge, Ont. startup to lay off more than half of its workforce and shut down important sales channels. In fact, half of Canada’s small businesses have

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Alberta’s Plan To Re-Open the Economy

On April 30, the Government of Alberta announced they are opening the economy in four stages with a very gradual release during the month on May based on achieving medical milestones. This is the most comprehensive plan to date provided by the provinces. Early actions Medical Facilties Alberta Health Services will resume some scheduled, non-urgent surgeries as soon as May

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Quebec’s Plan To Re-Open The Economy

Quebec’s re-opening strategy differs from Ontario’s and it appears they have gone to stage 2 of Ontario’s plan as they feel they have containment in place. They are facing criticisms from the medical community as being too early, but we all know how protective doctors are as they tend tend be very risk adverse in their approach. It seems that

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How to Create a Crisis Management Strategy

All organizations should have a crisis management policy which is at the same level of importance as the mission statement and business plan. A proper crisis management policy can rapidly restore normality and confidence for workers in the organization. It also provides a good source of PR material for the media. The Nine Step Guide in Developing a Crisis Management

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