Be Prepared For Relaunch

Latest information on the Alberta Governments’ Public Health Measures and Relaunch Strategy.

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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.

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Resources For Businesses

Financial assistance


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.

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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.

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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).

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Work-Sharing Program

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.

Trusted Sources

Please refer to the following Trusted Sources of Information on COVID-19.

Government of Alberta

Alberta Health Services

Government of Canada

World Health Organization 

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