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.

Local Businesses – #stillopenvanderhoof

The Chamber continues to compile and update a list of Vanderhoof businesses and their operations during the COVID-19 crisis. This list is not exhaustive, so please email the Chamber with your business/service information to add or update this list. This list is open to all businesses in Vanderhoof, but we indicate which businesses are Chamber members.

We’ll maintain this list as best we can, and will post updated versions roughly once per day. Please note that the information can change without notice to us, so we apologize for any errors in this information.

Current version March 26, 2020 – 3:30pm.

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

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.

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

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/

Social Distancing Outside: