COVID-19 and Business

We have created this page to provide links and resources specific to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts on business. Please follow us on Facebook for the most up-to-date information.

Returning to work safely

WorkSafeBC recognizes the importance of worker safety as businesses look to resume operations following COVID-19 related work stoppages or interruptions. The following materials provide employers with information and resources to assist them in ensuring the risk of exposure to the virus that causes COVID-19 is minimized at their workplace.

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/about-us/covid-19-updates/covid-19-returning-safe-operation

In partnership with WorkBC

Government of Canada

The Federal Government made an important announcement on March 18 regarding additional tax reliefs and EI supports for businesses, including those that are self-employed. Details about who qualifies and how to apply will be coming in April, but for now visit the Canadian government

Coronavirus Disease General Information

Coronavirus Disease focus on Business and Employees

COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Current News

CEWS is Being Extended by an Additional 12 Weeks. Look Here!

Province-Wide Call on Labour Minister to Urgently Act to Avoid Any More Employee Terminations and Small Business Bankruptcies

Funding Available For Skilled Trades Training

Policy Update Following Fiscal Snapshot

Government of British Columbia

The Government of British Columbia is continually updating their COVID-19 response to keep the B.C. residents informed >> BC Government COVID-19 Response Update

BC Chamber

Our parent Chamber, the BC Chamber of Commerce is diligently working to help better serve our members. Check out their website for resources that are being updated regularly as information changes daily >> Resources for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Useful Websites

Omineca Medical Clinic – for current local practices for getting assessed.

https://bceda.ca/coronavirus.php

https://covid.smallbusinessbc.ca/hc/en-us

https://www.boardoftrade.com/news/back-to-work-toolkit#kit2 Back to work Toolkit

BC Centre for Disease Control – for a list of measures for all individuals and businesses on how to address COVID-19.

The BDC website has many links and other resources on their website related to COVID-19. >> bdc.ca

British Columbia Economic Development Association has many resources and links for businesses >> https://bceda.ca/coronavirus.php

For tips for small businesses dealing with COVID check out; https://quickbooks.intuit.com/ca/resources/business/covid-19-small-business-survival-guide/

District of Vanderhoof

The District of Vanderhoof is committed to ensuring residents are kept informed of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The District is actively monitoring the status of the pandemic and taking appropriate precautions. Go to the District website for more local updates >> http://www.vanderhoof.ca/covid-19-information/

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