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Proof of Vaccination Guidance Newsletter

September 15, 2021
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Business Update: Ontario Releases Guidance to Support Proof of Vaccination Policy The Ontario government released the regulations and guidance for businesses and organizations to support them in implementing proof of vaccination requirements, which take effect on September 22, 2021. Requiring proof of vaccination will help increase vaccination rates, protect individuals in higher-risk indoor settings, and…

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Ontario Releasing Guidance to Support Proof of Vaccination Policy

September 14, 2021
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September 14th, 2021   Today, the Ontario government released guidance for businesses and organizations to support proof of vaccination requirements in certain settings, which takes effect on September 22, 2021. Requiring proof of vaccination will help increase vaccination rates, protect individuals in higher-risk indoor settings, and keep businesses open.   To further increase vaccine uptake,…

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Ottawa Board of Trade Expanding Strategy to Help Protect Businesses from COVID-19 Fourth Wave

September 14, 2021
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Ottawa Board of Trade Expanding Strategy to Help Protect Businesses from COVID-19 Fourth Wave New Antigen Rapid Testing Kit Distribution Sites Added For Immediate Release: September 14th, 2021: In its on-going battle against a fourth COVID-19 assault on business, the Ottawa Board of Trade (OBoT) is expanding its antigen rapid testing kit distribution program until…

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Ottawa Board of Trade Survey Reveals Local Priorities for the Federal Election 2021

September 13, 2021
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Ottawa Board of Trade Survey Reveals Local Priorities for the Federal Election 2021 For Immediate Release: September 13th, 2021: In collaboration with Leger and the Canadian Global Cities Council (CGCC), a coalition of CEOs from nine of Canada’s largest urban Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade, the Ottawa Board of Trade conducted a federal election…

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2021 Federal Election Survey Report

September 13, 2021
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2021 Federal Election Survey Report In collaboration with Leger and the Canadian Global Cities Council (CGCC), a coalition of CEOs from nine of Canada’s largest urban Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade, the Ottawa Board of Trade conducted a federal election survey of its members to create a clear picture of what its members…

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Ottawa Board of Trade and Mayor Jim Watson, Together with Business Leaders, Announce New Program for Businesses to Show Commitment to Employees and Customers in Fight Against COVID-19

August 11, 2021
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 “I Promise!” August 11, 2021: Ottawa – As a direct result of member feedback, together with the City of Ottawa, the Ottawa Board of Trade (OBoT) is launching a new program that business owners can use to visibly demonstrate their support for the safety of employees and customers. The POST Promise encourages businesses to post…

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Summary of Measures: Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen

July 15, 2021
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Ontario enters Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen on July 16, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. The three-step plan to safely reopen the province and lift public health measures is based on vaccination rates and key public health and health care indicators across Ontario. Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen focuses on the resumption of indoor…

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Ottawa Business Leaders Urge Federal Government to Share a Comprehensive Re-opening Plan Before Calling the Next Election

July 8, 2021
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Ottawa industry leaders call on federal government to release comprehensive re-opening plan to save local businesses. OTTAWA, July 8, 2021 – Together with the Canadian Travel and Tourism Roundtable (The Roundtable), industry leaders from Ottawa are calling on the federal government to announce a re-opening plan for Canadians before calling an election. With the second…

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Ottawa Board of Trade CEO Joins Ontario Chamber of Commerce Board

June 23, 2021
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Ottawa Board of Trade CEO Joins Ontario Chamber of Commerce Board June 24th for Her First Official Board Meeting   For Immediate Release: June 23rd, 2021: Sueling Ching, President and CEO of Ottawa Board of Trade (OBoT) takes her board seat, for the first time, with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) June 24th. This…

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Ottawa Board of Trade Has Now Supplied 26,000+ Free Individual COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing Kits to 265+ Local Businesses in Just the First 12 Business Days

June 14, 2021
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For Immediate Release: June 14th, 2021: As Ottawa completes its first partial reopening weekend, Ottawa Board of Trade (OBoT) is pleased to announce the incredible uptake by local businesses in helping to make employees and customers safer. 26,025 individual rapid testing kits have been distributed at Invest Ottawa’s Bayview Yards in a program run by…

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