DigiBC COVID-19 Weekly Update

DigiBC COVID-19 Weekly Update
08 May 2020 by DigiBC

DigiBC recognizes that our members are having an array of business challenges during this crisis, ranging from a few issues to very significant business threats. As your trade association, we are working to ensure our industry, as diverse as it is, comes out of this in the most positive way possible. Our weekly updates will have pertinent information on government policies, industry responses, and tips on getting through this challenging time. Please feel free to contact us if there is something you think should be included or if there's an issue that your business would like help with. We are here for you! Please note, the info from each of our weekly updates gets consolidated into our COVID-19 Member Resources.


Week of May 8, 2020

Government Announcements / Policies / Funding

Industry-Related News


Signal Boosting / #GiveBack / How Can I Help?

  • Congrats to DigiBC member, 81monkeys for the recent launch of The Chore App. The app turns chores into a game and kids can unlock prizes for doing housework. It's currently in Beta launch but will soon be available for Android and IOS devices.


Companies Currently Hiring


Upcoming Virtual Events of Interest

May 13 - Virtual Tech Talent Day
May 17 - P.V.P. Pitch Circuit - On Air (accepting pitch submissions until May 9)

Youth Innovation Showcase Events
May 19: Bridging the Physical and Digital Worlds Through VR/AR
May 21: Building Your Idea: Learn to Code & Create Your Own Virtual Reality World
May 26: Build Yourself into the Social Fabric of a New Post-Corona Economy