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Small Business Workshop #2: Financial Services for Small Businesses during COVID-19
In this second workshop, Senators and staff heard from leaders in the equity and investment sectors: Janet Bannister, Managing Partner at Real Ventures, Andrew Graham, Co-Founder and CEO at Borrowell, and Som Seif, President and CEO of Purpose Investments. Find out how they have been able to support businesses during the crisis, and their roles in jump starting small businesses in the recovery on Senator Deacon's YouTube channel.
Opinion: Why we need a national contact-tracing app
Catch this latest opinion piece by Senators Colin Deacon, Rosemary Moodie and Judith Seidman in the National Post. The Senators discuss why it's imperative that politicians and public health officials across the country work together in advance of a second wave of COVID-19 to support the widespread implementation of a single national exposure notification app.
The Globe and Mail: Three Nova Scotia senators call for joint inquiry into mass shooting
Nova Scotia Senators Mary Coyle, Stan Kutcher, and Colin Deacon call for a joint federal-provincial inquiry into the mass shooting in Portapique that claimed the lives of 22 people.
Small Business Workshop: Financial Services for Small Businesses during COVID-19
Small Business Workshop organized by Senators Colin Deacon, Lucie Moncion and Howard Wetston concerning financial services for small businesses during COVID-19. Featuring presentations from Michael Ferencich, Senior Vice President at RBC, Henry Han Regional Director, Government Relations at CCUA (Canadian Credit Union Association) and Sylvain Dupuis Vice-President Principal Investments at Desjardins Capital.
Global News: Coronavirus- Survey suggests majority of Canadians would use contact tracing app to curb spread
Nova Scotia senator Colin Deacon and his colleagues want to see a tracing app developed to fight the pandemic and allow the Canadian economy to grow again.
CTV Morning Live: Contact Tracing Apps to Fight COVID-19
See Senator Colin Deacon's interview with CTV Morning Live Ottawa on the use of contact tracing apps to fight COVID-19, dated May 21st, 2020.
(File) Senators find strong support for using mobile phone data to fight pandemic
Senators Deacon, Moodie, and Dasko conducted a study asking Canadians if they would support contract tracing measures used by officials to combat COVID-19.
Opinion: Bold government procurement policies can help companies recover from crisis
Opinion piece co-authored by Senator Colin Deacon and Angela Mondou, CEO of TechNation published in The Globe and Mail.
LinkedIn Roundtable Replay - Policy Response to Help Canadian Entrepreneurs Access Angel Capital
Roundtable on Canadian Angel Activity hosted on LinkedIn by Claudio Rojas, CEO of NACO (National Angel Capital Organization) with Senator Colin Deacon and Professor Thomas Hellmann from the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford.