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