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Pandemic - May 8, 2020

08 May 2020



A practical guide for manufacturers, in order to prepare for the partial reopening of the sector, scheduled for Monday, May 11.


The Réseau de la Transformation Métallique du Québec (RTMQ), Sous-Traitance Industrielle Québec (STIQ) and PERFORM (Sectoral Committee of Manpower in Industrial Metallic Manufacturing) have developed a practical guide to facilitate the return to work. This very detailed document complements the Workplace Sanitary Standards Guide – COVID-19 of the CNESST. 

Consult the Guide des meilleures pratiques d’opérations manufacturières en temps de COVID (only in French).


Extension of the CEWS and Implementation of a Reflexion Group

The Federal Government announced today that the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program will continue after June. Remember that this measure is to rehire workers laid off due to the pandemic, prevent future job losses and and assist in the recovery from the crisis.

An Industrial Strategy Council is being put in place. It will be chaired by Ms. Monique Leroux, formerly president of the Mouvement Desjardins. The reflexion group will be mandated to analyze the impact of the pandemic in specific sectors in order to support workers.


Government Measures and Economic Recovery

On Monday May 11, the Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Saint-Laurent - Mont-Royal will receive the Honorable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages ​​of Canada. The webinar will start at 11:15 am and will focus on government measures and the economic recovery. The event will be in French.

Register now to attend to the virtual conference !


Safe Return to Business

Skyline Entourage invites you to their webinar " Getting Back to Business Safely –

How to Rethink Your Space for COVID-19 ". You will have the opportunity to discuss the different ways to create a safe environment for your employees. Join the webinar on May 13 at 10 a.m. in English or on May 14 at 10 a.m. in French. Registration at :


Webinar Replay

Did you miss the webinar on best practices to relaunch a company, which took place on Friday, May 1st ? Good news, it is now online. To view the conference :

Have a good catch up!

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