Wednesday, December 23rd 2020
This week in
Can Santa Claus deliver safely gifts during the Covid-19 pandemic?
This week’s must read
Our youngest readers must anxiously expect news about Santa Claus and Christmas. Will they see the precious gifts at the bottom of their Christmans tree or in their stockings? Can Santa be sick?
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Jim Fulcher about the strategies countries around the world have implemented to allow Santa Claus to do his job.
Santa Claus is coming to town. And he’s not bringing COVID-19. At least, that’s the word from Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert.
Whatever you call him, Santa Claus has an incredible travel job to take on every Christmas Eve. Not only does the man of the hour have to wrangle flying reindeer and deliver gifts around the entire world, he also has to do it all in one night.
While Ottawa Public Health and the City of Ottawa are asking residents to avoid travel over the holiday season, Mayor Jim Watson and Medical Officer of Health Dr. Vera Etches have granted a travel exemption to Santa Claus to allow him to deliver gifts to households.
‘Tis the season to keep an eye on Santa Claus as he cruises across the sky. The Google Santa Tracker is back to help us all get delivery estimates on those Christmas gifts and chimney visits.
This week’s Consulting News
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This week’s media
The Government has confirmed that Santa Claus will be exempt from any travel restrictions this Christmas. Minister Simon Coveney made an announcement on the issue in the Dáil this morning – saying Santa Claus has confirmed he’s coming to Ireland this year as usual.
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Hélène Laffitte is the CEO of Consulting Quest, a Global Performance-Driven Consulting Platform and author of “Smart Consulting Sourcing”, a step by step guide to getting the best ROI from your consulting. With a blend of experience in Procurement and Consulting, Hélène is passionate about helping Companies create more value through Consulting.