Categories

Blogs
Posts By Date
Categories

Featured article

September 16, 2022
Here Is A New Listing That I Just Posted In 5008 1 STREET W in Claresholm


Here is a new listing that I am happy to post in 5008 1 STREET W in Claresholm.
**LAND,...
More...

Latest Posts

Rob Campbell - CIR Realty : Blog : Latest Blog Posts

September 16, 2022
Here Is A New Listing That I Just Posted In 3731 50 AVENUE in Red Deer


Here is a new listing that I am happy to post in 3731 50 AVENUE in Red Deer.
**5200 sq...
More...
Here Is A New Listing That I Just Posted In 2702 Centre STREET N in Calgary


Here is a new listing that I am happy to post in 2702 Centre STREET N in Calgary.

Your...

More...
I Am Happy to Announce Another Sale at 4024 26 STREET SE in Calgary

I am proud to announce another Sale at 4024 26 STREET SE in Calgary.

A great pizza business...

More...
I Am Happy to Announce Another Sale at 500B Village LANE in Okotoks

I am proud to announce another Sale at 500B Village LANE in Okotoks.
Very Profitable...
More...
Here Is A New Listing That I Just Posted In 3610 Burnsland ROAD SE in Calgary


Here is a new listing that I am happy to post in 3610 Burnsland ROAD SE in Calgary.
More...

Welcome

LATEST STORIES For Today's News From Around the Web..

Blueneck Consulting - COVID 19 Business Update

Today’s Government Announcement:  No new Federal support announcements today from our PM.   The focus today will be passing emergency measures that give the federal government broader powers to spend money, redirect economic activity and implement further restrictions.

 

Ontario and Quebec are locking down their provinces at the end of today, except for essential services.  ATTACHED IS A LIST OF ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES IN ONTARIO. On this list is every one of my clients’ business types are included.  Most businesses engaged or supplyingConstruction, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Food, Healthcare and Transportation, among others, are all on the list.  The good news here is that if this becomes the template for other provinces, most of you will be able to continue operations – but please do it SAFELY.https://open.alberta.ca/publications/covid-19-information-help-prevent-the-spread-poster


Right now, it is being left to provinces to decide on lock-down measures.   Alberta has the 4th largest population of covid-19 cases, but there seems to be no interest so far to lock down the province.   The Federal Government, however, is passing the Emergency Powers Act andcould intervene.  Most likely, for now, the Provinces are likely to be left to make local decisions and the Federal government will focus on economic stabilization spending and inter-provincial, international travel restrictions.   However, this can change quickly if cases start spiking quickly.


Financial support for your business, employees and clients:

Many of your businesses are now adapting daily business, and making additional preparations.  Below I’ve summarized programs to help ease the difficulty of reducing your workforce and other measures to conserve cash, which is critical over the coming months:


  • Help for your employees to conserve cash:
    • Income Tax owing can be deferred to Aug 31
    • Residential Utility Payments can be deferred for up to 90 days without being disconnected
    • Personal Mortgages and Loan Payments with Alberta credit unions and ATB can be requested to be deferred up to 6 months based on need.  Some national banks are doing the same thing, but also only based on need.
    • Emergency Isolation Payment for Albertans to have covid-19, returning from abroad or have been in contact with someone tested positive with covid-19 can get up to $1,146 until the Federal program is in place.  This is time limited till April 1.
    • Emergency Support for non-EI eligible Workers applies to any of your employees or their spouses are unable to work but cannot get EI.   If they have been asked to self-isolate because they have covid-19, suspected to have covid-19 or need to care for someone with covid-19, they can apply for $900 every two weeks for up to 15 weeks.  They can apply through the CRA MyAccount portal.
  • Reduce the pain of laying off employees by considering job-sharing program.   This allows employees to work part-time for you and get a partial top-up of EI.  If your business can stay open, this is a great way to drastically reduce your payroll and look after you valued staff.  However, this program takes 30 days to be approved, so you must get your application in immediately!  https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/work-sharing/apply.html


SUPPLY CHAIN CONSIDERATIONS

The US is expected to be the next epicentre of Covid-19 spread.  The US is in very bad shape to control this and the President is implying that he is willing to consider accepting high loss of life to keep the economy open.   If this happens, ANY SUPPLY COMING FROM THE US may be at risk.   Please review your US-based supply and monitor your individual situations on a daily basis.


However, China is starting to do phased re-opening of their economy and re-opening hospitals to the public.   It took less than 2 months of lock-down and isolating people.   Strict hygiene measures, quarantining the sick and social isolation/distancing have been the keys.   Please LEARN from this and take implementation of these measures in your work locations SERIOUSLY.  It is the best way to keep you working!


Pete Baran                           |       403-973-3531

Chief Business Mechanic  |       Blueneck Consulting Inc.

www.blueneck.ca

Comments:
No comments

Post Your Comment:

Suggested Blog Articles

Here Is A New Listing That I Just Posted In 124 10 STREET NW in Calgary


Here is a new listing that I am happy to post in 124 10 STREET NW in Calgary.
This is a great location for a lounge, pub or any sort of funky hospitality concept. There is a small but efficient kitchen, a well set up bar and a small area that can be used as a stage if you want to do live music. The highpoint is the fantastic patio which is always full in the summer with regulars from the Sunnyside/Kensington area and students from SAIT. Call to set up a tour of this unique opportunity with great rent!
Read Now
I Am Happy to Announce Another Sale at 46 New Brighton CIRCLE SE in Calgary

I am proud to announce another Sale at 46 New Brighton CIRCLE SE in Calgary.
Two-story home with four bedrooms, a large bonus room and two and a half bathrooms situated on a quiet family-friendly street just steps from parks and schools. Open concept main floor features a living room with gas fireplace adjacent to the kitchen which offers a corner pantry, loads of cabinets, and an island with raised eating bar. Rear breakfast nook has patio doors leading out onto the two-tiered deck. Laundry is conveniently located on the main floor. The upper level boasts a large bonus room with a vaulted ceiling, three bedrooms and a four-piece main bathroom. Primary bedroom has a large step-in closet and a four-piece ensuite bathroom with a separate soaker tub and shower. Fully finished basement showcases a spacious family room with rough-in for a future wet bar, bedroom and four-piece bathroom.
Read Now
Here Is A New Listing That I Just Posted In Listing # 360


Here is a new listing that I am happy to post in Listing # 360.

Inner City Steak & Pizza Restaurant For Sale in Calgary

This is the definition of a "neighbourhood joint"...loved by the surrounding community and the regulars who have been coming for the family style service and great food for more that a dozen years.

The dining room was recently updated and seats 70 comfortably, with big widows that make the dining room bright during the day for lunch. They do a solid business with take out and delivery as well as catering contracts for nearby businesses.

This is a good opportunity for a new restaurateur or someone looking for a cool, funky spot. You could keep the existing concept or change it to any sort of specialty restaurant you like.

Let me know if you would like to see this cool little spot!

Read Now
Data is supplied by Pillar 9™ MLS® System. Pillar 9™ is the owner of the copyright in its MLS®System. Data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by Pillar 9™.
The trademarks MLS®, Multiple Listing Service® and the associated logos are owned by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and identify the quality of services provided by real estate professionals who are members of CREA. Used under license.