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Canadian Business Resilience Network

April 7, 2020

In partnership with the Government of Canada, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (the CSCB is a member) established the Canadian Business Resilience Network to help Canadian businesses navigate the COVID-19 reality and prepare for recovery.

WCO-WTO Joint Statement on COVID-19 related trade measures

April 7, 2020

The heads of the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued a joint statement on 6 April pledging to work together to facilitate trade in essential goods such as medical supplies, food, and energy.

Opinion: Canadians had better brace themselves for an alarming new post-COVID economic world

April 4, 2020

Canada needs to become more secure by becoming more self-sufficient. In a new series, the Post examines how a country made wealthy by globalization and trade can also protect itself against pandemics and other unknown future shocks to ensure some of our immense resources and economic power are reserved for our own security.

US-Canada trucker border crossings plunge

April 3, 2020

Nearly 24% fewer truck drivers entered Canada from the U.S. last week compared to a year earlier, a sign that COVID-19 is hurting the flow of freight between the two countries.

'Best case scenario': COVID-19 measures expected to last until July, government document says

April 2, 2020

Canadians are far from done with dealing with COVID-19, as measures to fight the spread of the virus are expected to continue until at least July, according to a government document obtained by the National Post.

“Current GoC [Government Operations Centre] modelling suggests as a best case scenario that current measures continue until at least July.”