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In our effort to help our partners and clients in this stressful time of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, we bring you relevant news and updates regarding government policies that have been introduced to help businesses deal with the challenges resulting from the global health crisis.

Amidst the uncertainty of the pandemic, the only thing certain and in our control is to stay connected, positive and help each other to our best of abilities. Thus, here is a list of curated and reliable information from trusted sources.

Latest updates

On Business & Financial Policies

Announcements

On Business & Financial Policies

Isolation Centre Payment Policy

Non-residents exempted from travel restrictions without alternative arrangements will now have to pay for the cost of their stay at an isolation centre, starting July 1, 2020. The Government of the Northwest Territories will continue to pay the costs of staying in isolation centres for residents of the NWT and those intending to become residents.

Detailed information: https://bit.ly/31AIMk4 

Assistance While Emerging Wisely

There was an immediate action required to be taken to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the recent past. Northerners have responsibly abided by the rules and regulations put by the authorities to control the spread of the disease, thus, now, it is possible to relax the restrictions that were initially put, to be able to return to normal life and livelihood operations. 

In the link below, there are basic rules that Northerners still need to follow in the coming days. Click on this link for an easy access to  Information & Resources on Emerging Wisely.

Northern Workplaces Safety Guidance by WSCC

The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) released guidance materials to help employers reduce the risk of exposure of their employees to COVID-19 at the workplace.

All employers have been requested to prepare a COVID-19 Exposure Control Plan to identify important safety procedures and measures as they reopen after the lockdown imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Details on Workplace Safety Planning for COVID-19: https://bit.ly/2AR3pxu

Detailed Information: https://bit.ly/2YgSgyS