- Alberta’s relaunch strategy
- COVID-19 status map (PDF)
- Get tested for COVID-19
- Alberta Biz Connect
- ABTraceTogether App
Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy puts safety first while gradually reopening businesses, resuming activities and getting people back to work. With strict safety guidelines in place, Albertans can and should confidently support Alberta businesses as we relaunch the economy.
While we face a long road to recovery, our collective efforts have helped slow the spread of COVID-19.
Suggested Sources of Information:
- Government of Alberta
- Alberta Health Services
- Government of Canada
- World Health Organization
- CPREM website
- CPREM Facebook Page
Resources For Businesses
- Government of Alberta: COVID-19 information for Albertans
- Government of Alberta: Support for Employers
- Government of Canada: COVID-19 Resources for Canadian Businesses
- Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce: COVID-19 Business Resiliency
- Canadian Chamber of Commerce: COVID-19 Business Resiliency
Assistance to entrepreneurs provided by BDC through small business loans, working capital loans and purchase order financing: COVID-19 Special Support.
Emergency Financial Assistance
Government of Alberta financial assistance for unexpected emergencies (for all Albertans, not specific to businesses): Emergency Financial Assistance.
Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)
If you have stopped working because of COVID-19, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) may provide you with temporary income support. The CERB provides $500 a week for up to 16 weeks.
Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy
As a Canadian employer whose business has been affected by COVID-19, you may be eligible for a subsidy of 75% of employee wages for up to 12 weeks, retroactive from March 15, 2020, to June 6, 2020.
Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA)
To ensure that small businesses have access to the capital they need to see them through the current challenges, the Government of Canada has launched the new Canada Emergency Business Account, which has been implemented by eligible financial institutions in cooperation with Export Development Canada (EDC).
Program to help employers and employees avoid layoffs when there is a temporary reduction in the normal level of business activity that is beyond the control of the employer: Work-Sharing Program.
Please refer to the following Trusted Sources of Information on COVID-19.
To dispel some of the myths and misinformation about COVID-19 the World Health Organization has posted a page about the virus called Myth busters