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South Kootenay COVID-19 Business Roundtable - Shared screen with speaker view
Tim Grouette
48:54
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support
Tauna Butler
51:24
I have a question regarding BCAP -
Tauna Butler
51:55
Hi can you see my question
Tim Grouette
52:03
Thanks Tauna
Gordon Soukoreff
52:07
What are the programs for non profits? Student workers?
Ingrid Hope
52:22
I would like to talk about Security for closed businesses
Maryann Puliz
53:48
yes some info on bcap
Montana Burgess
53:57
in regards to what comes next in recovery and rebuilding how can we support you to make sure any initiatives are inline with the low-carbon and renewable energy transition?
Cam Whitehead
54:50
At a time when technology is now more important than ever, wondering if tech an innovation are part of the recovery discussion at the cabinet table?Pre-revenue and high growth companies are not eligible for federal wages subsidies - hoping either the Province or CBT will help support the tech sector in rural areas so we can turn the corner in the right direction
Maryann Puliz
56:26
wirh bcap doesn’t apply to most small businesses anyway
SarahElizabethFibreWorks
56:30
I second Tauna’s problem, my business account is through a Credit Union.
Michelle Laurie
58:14
Building on Cam Whitehead above re technology, working from home requires strong Internet connection. This isn’t available outside the downtown core in our region (or at least Rossland). Support for this is essential to running. Any talk of working on this?
Jaz King
01:01:17
echo Montana to uphold progressive environment value.
Lisa Mcgeady
01:03:48
My question is regarding the CERB program. Is there going to be any allowance for businesses who receive some income during the month? It is my understanding that if a business receives any income then they are not eligible for 14 days from that day. So if for example a business makes $100 does that make them ineligible to receive any of the benefit? Is there any discussion about making this a pro rated amount?
SarahElizabethFibreWorks
01:03:58
Seconding Cam & Michelle - running an online shop/social media marketing, classes; interenet connectivity is an issue when outside the downtown core
Danielle Peet
01:07:17
I am the opposite where spring/summer is busiest for me so I am struggling with loans knowing I have zero work coming up until May 2021
Michelle Laurie
01:07:24
Successful businesses referred to those that were still functioning or able to pivot but need to stay competitive.
Cam Whitehead
01:10:18
Please email me as well (Cam@kast.com) if you need help navigating new programs or are wondering how to stay viable using technology. My team is here to help.
Dave Diplock
01:10:36
Ms Conroy - Can you provide a contact for the newly former Economic Recovery Task Force so we can present some of our local initiatives?
Natasha Lockey
01:16:31
I don’t believe anyone can apply just yet?
Lisa Milne
01:17:53
Here is a link from TDTimes about the 75% wage subsidy. It might not be as terrific as you think....basically you sill pay your employee(s) you get the subsidy part as a "credit" when you submit your payroll remittance...it may take a while to get that all back. And it still may change. https://www.trailtimes.ca/editorials-opinion/covid-19-business-support-wage-subsidy/?fbclid=IwAR3s7LpDTspi4xlGvPa98dFuzZQSYOQWiueSP3gftGRMoNS_wGSbrKJe4NY
Erika Krest
01:22:45
250-364-2566
Lisa Milne
01:25:12
Yes, interested and can the City look at helping with this cost?
Nadine Tremblay
01:28:40
yes ditto also Rdkb showed interest
Cam Whitehead
01:31:30
https://smallbusinessbc.ca/education/?partner=KAST 
Cam Whitehead
01:32:04
(KAST is a partner with Small Business BC)
Natasha Lockey
01:33:09
Hey Cam what is your email I’d love to chat
Cam Whitehead
01:33:16
cam@kast.com
Alison Bjorkman
01:35:34
www.bbaprogram.ca
Alison Bjorkman
01:36:22
abjorkman@bbaprogram.ca 250-489-4356 ext 110 - I'm open to calls, we'll see how we can help you in your business. One-to-one conversation.
Natasha Lockey
01:37:10
Alison - I had just applied, do I need to apply again?
Danielle Peet
01:37:27
I really agree Sarah! I have More work!
Alison Bjorkman
01:38:37
Hi Natasha - no you don't, if you haven't had response from us please let me know, that would have been an oversight.
Natasha Lockey
01:39:10
I’ve emailed Wendy a couple of times:) I’m sure you are all busy.
Cam Whitehead
01:39:34
Also if you have kids at home driving you nuts there's some free virtual engagements https://www.liveit.earth/news/2020/3/18/free-programming-for-parents-amp-kids
Viola Visona
01:39:38
Thank you everyone! This is very helpful :)
SarahElizabethFibreWorks
01:39:48
thank you again everyone, great information and discussion.
Alison Bjorkman
01:39:58
I will check with her Natasha. Thank you for telling me.
Nadine Tremblay
01:40:13
thanks for organizing and all input
Cam Whitehead
01:40:23
Good luck out there!
Natasha Lockey
01:40:35
Thank you
Maryann Puliz
01:40:45
thank you