Here is a terrific new campaign from your membership partners at the CFIB -#SmallBusinessEveryDay. The purpose is to help you encourage customers to return to your business by joining the #SmallBusinessEveryDay campaign, a new initiative they’ve launched to get customers excited about shopping local. The campaign includes free posters and digital assets to thank […]
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Keeping the world turning for Canadian pets and pet businesses. We are excited to share with you the news that this year we will be combining the Drummondville and Toronto shows into one large virtual show for 2020. The Virtual National Pet Industry Show will be held live on September 13-14, will be accessible to […]
While we wouldn’t call life normal as of yet, there has been a movement in that direction. Some of our members have been able to remain open in one form or another, while others have not. In both cases, serious adjustments and sacrifices have been made. The sheer range businesses in your PIJAC Canada network […]
Just like you, our staff has been adjusting how we work at PIJAC Canada. We may all be working from our homes but what hasn’t changed is the vast network of conversation we have with our members. If anything, it has increased, as changes across the country raise different questions of clarity about what is […]
April 5, 2020: Touching base – We are continuing to work closely with the CFIB to clarify the directive that was posted Friday. It appears that big box stores can indeed continue to offer pet supplies on their shelves if they so choose. It is at their discretion. This also impacts other sectors such […]
It has been a wild month traversing the shifting sands of our current global situation. Over the last few weeks we have been developing resources and connections to help you navigate the realities of owning a business this year. We speak with members daily and are inspired by how everyone is working together to make […]
We have received a number of notices this week regarding Canadian exports to other countries from both the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Agriculture and Agri-food Canada. The notices refer to amendments to export certificates, exports to Korea and the halting of import permits for Mexico. PIJAC Canada has a special email alert group to […]
Covid-19 has interrupted your daily work-flow in ways no one could imagine a short time ago. Just like us, you are continuing to run your business and it’s our pleasure to be here to lend you a hand. The staff at PIJAC Canada has been compiling a list of resources for business owners to help […]
Latest Update on Pet Stores as Essential Services Across Canada We have gathered a list of how each of the provinces is addressing essential businesses and which ones have specifically named pet stores as essential. What follows is a list from east to west as of 10am on March 31, 2020. We are continuing […]
Every day, pet businesses throughout Canada help enhance the wellbeing of pets and pet families in a variety of ways. It is vital that pet industry businesses are able to continue to safely provide products and services for the care of pets. As the provinces move to designate retail pet stores, services (in some […]
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