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All Points’ COVID-19 Update and Business Continuity

Updated – May 6, 2020 General Updates All Provinces require self-isolation for newly arrived individuals into the country. Some Provinces require self-isolation even for travel between Provinces. Rental Prices ARE coming down for 1 bedroom rentals, anywhere from 1% – 35% year over last across the country. The larger markets that have experienced the biggest…

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Relocating during an emergency stay-at-home order or a curfew. You’re right. Relocation wasn’t stressful enough!

It is hard to keep up with the flurry of changes, but here is our best to keep clients informed. It is important to note that in both the provinces of Quebec and Ontario, Real Estate and Moving services are still considered essential and can continue through the recent changes, but with restrictions and guidelines…

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Assignees must receive negative Covid test 72 hours prior to flight to Canada.

Subscribe to our Newsletter here. As of January 7, all flyers coming to Canada from the ages of 5 and older will need to prove a negative result from a COVID-19 test, before they are allowed to board their flight. The test must have been taken within 72 hours before their flight’s scheduled departure. Human…

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Hey government. Let them buy furniture. Millennials on the move.

Subscribe to our Newsletter here. All Points works with several high-tech firms and the talent that these companies seek is often found with Millennials. Millennials were born between 1981 and 1996. As at the time of writing, they are currently between 24-39 years old. There are several things to know about relocating millennials successfully.  Four ideas…

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Canada to offer more immigration pathways to temporary residents. What should companies do?

Subscribe to our Newsletter here. One thing that a lot of Canadians may not know is that Canada’s federal government is actually quite worried as to how COVID-19 has not only derailed its current economy, but also one of the pillars of its longer-term economic plan:  immigration. Both permanent and temporary residents are important aspects of…

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Here we go again – acquiring toilet paper and Canadian Onboardings Just Got Harder. Change is the constant.

Subscribe to our Newsletter here. Once upon a pre-COVID time … a good destination service provided assignees to Canada (or any country) with an efficient and predictable onboarding experience. Well, with the rising numbers in most Canadian provinces, predictability has been thrown out the window.  As the rising COVID-19 numbers have us grabbing for bulk toilet…

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Your assignees need to get the ArriveCAN app as of November 21.

Assignees and expatriates (hereafter assignees) relocating to Canada will soon be required to use the ArriveCAN app in order to be allowed entry into Canada.  This is as part of efforts to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. This free app was introduced in April, 2020, but it has not been mandatory, and TBSA…

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5 Things to Consider when Shopping for a Relocation Management Company

Subscribe to our Newsletter here. So, before you even begin looking for a supplier, Human Resources or Mobility Teams need to define what they are looking for most in an RMC. HR’s would be wise to make a list of your top needs and then your top wants (what are the current pain points, and do…

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I once had X relocations. Now I have X-Y relocations. My Relocation Management Company may not fit me anymore

Subscribe to our Newsletter here. I once had X relocations. Now I have X-Y relocations. My Relocation Management Company may not fit me anymore I speak to a lot of people in my job (like a lot). A lot of HR professionals. And before the pandemic a number of these HR professionals were confiding in me. …

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Did you know some relocating assignees are not having to quarantine? However, they may not be able to do much anyway.

Subscribe to our Newsletter here. Did you know some relocating assignees are not having to quarantine? However, they may not be able to do much anyway. It hasn’t happened too much, but All Points has seen a small number of international assignees on work permits, not only be deemed essential workers, but essential workers that do…

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5 Things To Do With Your Relocation Program Now! Duty of Care takes on greater Significance During Covid.

Subscribe to our Newsletter here. There have always been relocation considerations related to an employer’s “duty of care.” However, duty of care has become super-sized during COVID, and it behooves HR’s to look at 5 key aspects of their relocation practices Interview your relocation management company – Pssst. It is different if you are a low…

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