Client & Vendor Updates

Customer Letter Template
(April 8, 2020)

Customer Letter Template
(March 16, 2020)

Vendor Letter Template
(March 18, 2020)

IT Updates

Data Privacy Tips

Best Practices for Great Online Meetings

Change Password on VPN

Cybersecurity Tips

Tips to protect against increased cyberattacks during COVID-19

Work from Home - Best Practices

Connecting Using Mobile Hotspot

Connecting Using VPN

HR Updates

Employee Wellness Program

Five Steps to Reduce Mask Anxiety

Maintaining Caution during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Returning to Normal When Things Aren't Normal- Back to School Anxiety

Canadian Homeschool Tutoring In-Home Care Resources

CBC Back-to-School Guide

5 Tips to Ease Back-to-School Anxiety

Back To School During COVID-19: Tips for Parents and Caregivers

How to Manage Back-to-School Stress and Anxiety During All This Uncertainty

Resuming School During COVID - A Resource Guide for Parents

Supporting Your Child's Mental Health as They Return to School During COVID-19

COVID-19 Avoid Tobacco Use Relapse During COVID-19

COVID-19 Managing Anxiety When Returning to Work After COVID-19

Combating Loneliness When You Live Alone and Work from Home

Expert Ann Douglas Answers Your Questions about Parenting in a Pandemic

Top Five Benefits of Meditation

Budgeting in Uncertain Times

The One Thing to Do in Lockdown

WorkplaceOptions - Millennial Life during the Pandemic

WorkplaceOptions - Preparedness for COVID-19

Workplace Options - Isolation: How to Mentally Cope with Social Isolation

Balancing Working from Home and Homeschooling

COVID-19 is Changing How Employees Grieve

How to Maintain Your Mental Health While Working from Home

My Name is Coronavirus

LinkedIn's CEO Just Shared the Best Work at Home Advice You'll Read Today

Mental Health: Recognize and Respond for Managers

Coronavirus - A Book for Children (17MB)

Loneliness During Social Distancing

My Name is Coronavirus (in Spanish, Y me llamo Coronavirus)

Aware - Live Mindfulness Sessions - April 28

Workplace Options - Running Into The COVID Battle - Strategies for our Medical Heroes

Developing a Workplace Plan

Couples and COVID-19 Confinement

Helping Seniors Navigate COVID-19

Providing Mental Health First Aid to an Employee A Guide for Managers

Financial Tips for Your Financial Health during COVID-19

Facilitating Resilience in the Workplace

Identifying Workplace Issues

What are Loneliness and Isolation

Wellness Together Canada: Mental Health and Substance Use Support

Workplace Options - Working Parents Recorded Session

CBC News - Financial help for Canadians affected by COVID-19

Alternatives EAP - Your 2020 Vision for Your Goals (in Spanish)

EAP Poster - U.S.

Should You Take Social Security Earlier Than Planned If You’re Laid Off Due To COVID-19?

Alternatives EAP - Your 2020 Vision for Your Goals

Important COVID-19 Information for Those with Asthma and or Allergies

Managing COVID-19 Stress, Anxiety & Depression - BC

Workplace Options - Keep Calm and Carry On - Maintaining Your Composure amidst the Pandemic Panic Session

Coronavirus Disease 2019 COVID-19 - Stress & Coping - U.S.

How to Keep COVID-19 Stress from Ruining Your Sleep

Online Resources with Information on COVID-19 Outbreak and Prevention

Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook

Things to Do - Wellness Resources

Beacon - Stronger Minds

Information Regarding Quarantining, Self-Isolating, and Social Distancing

How to Talk to Children about COVID-19

Conference call etiquette

Maintaining Composure during COVID-19

Aware - Live Mindfulness Sessions

Social Apps Can Help You Keep Connected While in Quarantine

Workplace Options' Preparedness for COVID-19

CMHA - Dealing with Problems in a Structured Way

CMHA - Challenging Worries and Anxious Thoughts

Quarantine Resources - U.S.

Coping with Stress during Outbreak

BreathingRoom Online App

How to adjust your workplace

Health and Wellness Flexibility & Mobility

Keep Calm and Carry On - Maintaining Your Composure during the Coronavirus Outbreak

WHO - Mental Health Considerations

CMHA - Talking to Children about COVID-19 and Its Impact

HBR - A Guide for Working from Home Parents

HBR - A Guide to Managing Your (Newly) Remote Workers

Manulife COVID-19 Tips

Online Health Assessment Tool

Tips for Working from Home

WHO - Coping with Stress

WHO - Helping Children Cope with Stress

The Working Mind - Self Care Resilience Guide

Health & Safety Updates

COVID-19 Cleaning High-Touch Electronics

Masks with Exhalation Valves are not Recommended

COVID-19 Air Travel Guidance

7 Steps to Reduce Pandemic Fatigue

I Think or Know I had COVID-19, and I had Symptoms. When Can I Be With Others?

I Had COVID-19, But No Symptoms. When Can I Be with Others?

CBC News - Airline temperature checks to become mandatory for travellers in Canada

Electrical Contractors Association Ontario – Newsletter - ECAO Electrical Contractors Getting Back to Work

OHS Canada: eNewsletter articles relate to COVID-19

CBC News - R, a key metric to watch as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted

CDC - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - If You Have Pets

CDC - COVID-19 Employer Information for Office Buildings

Safely Donning and Doffing Masks and Gloves

IHSA.ca - COVID-19 Workplace Guides and Best Practices

Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act

B&M Vehicle Wash Stations: Wash stations were procured and installed in the Atlantic Region

Various updates from Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine

IHME - COVID-19 Projections (Canada)

Did You Know - Safety Moment - Infection is Exposure x Time

CDC - Counterfeit Respirators / Misrepresentation of NIOSH-Approval

CBC Health - How COVID-19 symptoms develop, and how long they last

CCSA - COVID-19 Coping with Stress, Anxiety. and Substance [Infographic]

BOMA Canada - Coronavirus, Cleaning and Property Management

FASKEN - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Knowledge Centre

Canadian Occupational Safety - Lessons Learned So Far from COVID-19

Canadian Construction Association - CONnected: Navigating COVID-19 series

IHME - COVID-19 Projections (U.S.)

Canadian Occupational Safety - What to Do to Ensure You are Using a Proper N95 Mask

WSPS - Working from a Remote Office - Various resources and eCourses for working from home including Ergonomics and Mental Health

CCOHS - Pandemic (COVID-19) Tip Sheets

Safety Bulletin - Ignited Hand Sanitizer

Bill C-12 - An Act to prevent the introduction and spread of communi­cable diseases

Bill C-14 - The COVID-19 Emergency Response Act. An Act guaranteeing the rapid implementation and administration of measures to protect Canadian’s health and safety and stabilize the Canadian economy (Part 1)

Bill C-14 - The COVID-19 Emergency Response Act. An Act guaranteeing the rapid implementation and administration of measures to protect Canadian’s health and safety and stabilize the Canadian economy (Part 2)

Canadian Construction Association - COVID-19 - Standardized Protocols for All Canadian Construction Sites

Telecommuting Best Practice

Administering First Aid during COVID

Quarantine Act - Update to legislation: The Quarantine Act (S.C. 2005, c.20) (Canada Only)

Ontario Public Health - COVID-19: Modelling and Potential Scenarios (April 20, 2020) (Ontario Specific)

Alberta to Share Surplus Ventilators, Masks and Gloves with Ontario, Quebec and B.C. - Canadian Manufacturing

Hierarchy of Controls: Personal Protective Equipment

Mythbusters - You Can Recover from the Coronavirus Disease

USA Guidelines for Opening America - Guidelines for US in regards to opening the economy

Guidance on Homemade Masks during COVID-19

Canada COVID-19 Support App (Google Play)

Canada COVID-19 Support App (App Store)

HuffPost - Here’s How To Know When Canada Is Ready To Lift COVID-19 Restrictions

Workplace Injury & Benefit Claims by Province

Fleet- Recommended COVID-19 Disinfectants

Ontario Essential Services Update

Mythbusters - Holding Your Breath and Coughing

Coping with stress and anxiety

007 - Did You Know - Safety Moment - Hand Sanitizer

WHO: How to handwash? With soap and water

Construction safety: what measures to take to protect against COVID-19

USA Public Health Authorities

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses

USA COVID-19 Financial Relief and Resources

MOL extension for Working at Heights Training announced

Sharedhealth Manitoba - COVID-19 Screening Tool

BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool

Government of Ontario - COVID-19 Self-Assessment

Canadian Public Health Authorities – Contact Listing

Government of Prince Edward Island - Self Assessment for COVID-19

CDC - Cloth Face Masks

Government of Newfoundland & Labrador - COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool

Alberta Health Services - COVID-19 Self-Assessment

Government of Saskatchewan - COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool

Black & McDonald - Protect Against COVID-19

Black & McDonald - Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Sheet

Procurement Updates

Request for priority support for Black & McDonald’s essential services during COVID-19

Securing PPE items by leveraging both local and national suppliers

Legal Updates

Wills and Powers of Attorney in a Social Distancing Environment

Fleet Updates

CEI's COVID-19 Updated Safety Recommendations for Drivers at an Accident Scene

COVID 19 Fleet - Element Fleet Card - Pay at the Pump Suppliers

COVID-19 Disinfectants Recommended by Ford

COVID-19 Driver Guidance

Vehicle Care While in Storage

Finance Updates

COVID 19 - Summary of Relief Measures for Individuals

Good News Stories

Black & McDonald partners with Vancouver Community College to supply meals to those in need

Roberts Onsite Supports Local Communities with Donations to COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund