Video: The impact of COVID-19 on business and employees

B.C. business experts discuss the federal emergency financial aid package, massive business closures, innovative solutions and much more in this virtual panel event

Business in Vancouver
March 19, 2020

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With Canadian and global economic activity paralyzed by the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are in freefall, employees are being laid off and governments are scrambling to find solutions.

Organized by Western Investor's sister publication Business in Vancouver, this virtual BIV panel event discusses the Canadian government's emergency financial aid package, the impacts of working from home, massive business closures, innovative solutions, and much more.

Business in Vancouver editor-in-chief Kirk LaPointe is joined in discussion by Ian Tostenson, president and CEO of the BC Restaurant and Foodservice Association, Stephanie Lyster, CEO and co-founder of AnswerBar, and Jock Finlayson, executive vice-president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of British Columbia.

Listen to their insights in the video below.


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