The Government of Canada has started the gradual resumption of some passport services in Canada.
Starting today, Canadians can apply for a passport by mail. If Canadians have an immediate need for a passport or are travelling in less than 30 days with proof of travel, they can request in-person appointments. Applicants can visit Canada.ca/passport to learn more and find out how to apply.
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
Nearly 50 per cent of Canadian businesses say they are still not prepared to support or maintain long-term remote work because of the rapid digitization that it necessitates, according to a recent survey conducted by OVHcloud and data service solutions company Maru/Blue.
There is no playbook to combat a pandemic like COVID-19, but the Canadian government is ensuring that all affected sectors are getting relief or support in whatever way. Many of the programs coming out are tax measures. The latest that took effect in 2020 is in support of qualified Canadian journalism organizations (QCJO).
THE MOTLEY FOOL
The federal government on Friday released its long-awaited smartphone app that will help notify users if they’ve been exposed to someone who’s tested positive for the coronavirus — but a number of people have since been discovering they can’t download it.