Ontario Vaccination Support Council Encourages Everyone to get their Shot

Submitted by Business Link Web on Fri, 05/07/2021 - 10:19

In response to the Government of Ontario further expanding booking eligibility for COVID-19 vaccination appointments across the province starting this week, the Ontario Vaccination Support Council (OVSC) released the following statement:

“The next weeks and months are critical as more supply is being made available. Everyone must embrace vaccines in their community,” said Rocco Rossi, President and CEO of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. “We need an all-hands-on-deck approach to move these vaccines from freezers into arms as quickly as possible.”

More Than One-Quarter of Workers Say Pandemic Contributed to a Career Setback, Robert Half Survey Finds

Submitted by Business Link Web on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 09:23


According to new research from global staffing firm Robert Half, more than one-quarter of professionals (27 per cent) said their career has stalled since the start of the pandemic — and that number jumps to 55 per cent for those ages 18 to 24. In a separate poll, 49 per cent of senior managers revealed that they postponed promoting top performers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and 61 per cent of those respondents worry about staff retention as a result.

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Anger Grows Across Canada as COVID's Third Wave Takes Hold: INNOVATIVE Research Group Launches Comprehensive Website Tracking the Canadian COVID Experience over 2020/21

By CNW Group

Business Link Web Fri, 04/23/2021 - 10:18

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Cyberattack on U.S. pipeline linked to criminal gang

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The operator of a major U.S. pipeline hit by a cyberattack said Monday it hopes to have service mostly restored by the end of the week. Colonial Pipeline offered the update after revealing that it had halted operations because of a ransomware attack the FBI has linked to a criminal gang.

Travel deals are here, but should you book now?

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Several travel providers are offering deals to entice Canadians to book now for a future trip — once it’s deemed safe to travel. But some travel experts warn that the pandemic isn't over and could still jeopardize future travel plans.