Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Business

Are you looking for information for individuals and families?  COVID-19 Information for Residents
 
If you need assistance in navigating the supports and services available to business or have a question call the Office at 403-443-5822 and leave a message for Economic Development or email using the Email Request Form and selecting "Economic Growth" in the "Message Type" field.
 
NEW Access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
 
As your business prepares for the Relaunch, access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is an ongoing concern.

For PPE requirements, employers can access the following website to order PPE through the  Provincial Operation Centre (POC) until June 30, 2020.

If the PPE is not received in a timely manner, employers can follow up with an email to: ma.ppesupport@gov.ab.ca

To connect with POC: 1 866 618 2362

NOTE: at this time, only essential businesses and those that have been identified in the Stage One Relaunch are eligible to access PPE at this time.

What is Alberta's Relaunch Strategy to get my business up and running again?
 
 NEW Alberta Biz Connect - detailed information on the guidelines surrounding businesses reopenings

 
Where can I find information about the Canadian Governments business relief programs? Avoid Layoffs, Access to Credit, Income Tax Programs etc.
 

Where can I find information about the Government of Alberta's business relief programs? Small business advice, tax changes, payment deferrals, business continuity plans.
 
 
Where can I get support for lack of cash flow? Rent, Payroll etc.
 
 
Does my Financial Institute or Lender have support programs in place?
 

My business is remaining open to serve the community, where can I get information on keeping myself, my staff and the public safe?
 
Restrictions on Gatherings and Businesses Not all businesses are eligible to stay open at this time, check if your business has been mandated to close!
 Resources for Canadian Businesses: Government of Canada


I will be closing my business, how can I keep it safe? 


What resources do my employees need? 
 
 
I think I can provide a service or manufacture a product that is needed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic?
 
COVID-19 health product industry: Information for health product manufacturers and distributors in relation to COVID-19
Public Works and Government Services Canada (Buyandsell.gc.ca): Are you a business that can supply products and services in support of Canada’s response to COVID-19? Canada wants to hear from you.
 
Where can I get more information on COVID-19 for the Tourism Industry?

 
Where can I find local employment opportunities? 
 
 
Where can I find webinars and online training for business?
 
 
Where can I get more information on support for Business?
 
 Alberta Chamber of Commerce: Information & Resources
 Business Link: Tips for small business
 Central Alberta Economic Partnership (CAEP): Supports for business and residents
Community Futures Wild Rose: Information, Training, Contacts
 City of Red Deer COVID-19 Resources: Information Webinars for Businesses 
 Travel Alberta Industry Site: Industry Toolkit - Resources, Business Continuity Business Guide, HR Support
 
Where can I get more information on COVID-19?

Alberta Government: Learn about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and actions being taken to protect the health of Albertans.
Alberta Health Services: Latest information on COVID-19 for Albertans and Health Care Professionals.
 CFIB COVID-19 Small Business Help Centre: Expert advice to guide you through this difficult time, as well as templates and policies that prevent viral transmission in the workplace.
Government of Canada: Current cases, the risk to Canadians, monitoring, new and updated information.
Resources for Business Leaders: Helping understand the challenges and opportunities associated with running your business operations during the COVID-19 outbreak
 Three Hills Capital: Provincial & Federal updates as well as Three Hills Community and Business Updates
Three Hills Hubbub: Information on local business and services
Word Health Organization (WHO): Latest situation updates and data regarding the COVID-19 outbreak.