COVID-19 RESOURCE LINKS
Office of the Premier (March 23, 2020) COVID-19 Action Plan: B.C.’s first steps to support people, businesses
MAPLE RIDGE-PITT MEADOWS NEWS, CORONAVIRUS
CITY OF MAPLE RIDGE / COVID-19 UPDATES - LINKS FOR BUSINESSES /
HEALTH ORDER RESPONSIBILITIES - Who to Contact for Non-Compliance (City of Maple Ridge)
CITY OF PITT MEADOWS / ECONOMIC RESILIENCY TASK FORCE - APPLY HERE
GROUP INSURANCE PLAN PARTNER - AVANTI PLANNING: Have questions about your current extended health plan or how to make an extended health plan work for you during this time? Visit our website or give us a call at 604-463-8151 we’d be happy to help!
BUSINESS SUPPORTS document - Provided by the office of Maple Ridge – Mission MLA, Bob D’Eith. We know that businesses in BC are hurting due to this pandemic. MLA D’Eith is committed to helping support businesses in Maple Ridge during this extraordinary time. If you would like more information on these supports, or a chance to discuss particular concerns with MLA D’Eith please reach us at 604 476 4530 (it’s very important to leave a message) or at email@example.com.
RCMP in BC - FRAUD Alert LINK
CANADIAN CHAMBER: Preparedness, not panic, is the best way to mitigate the risks posed by a COVID-19 pandemic to the Canadian economy and our citizens” - The Canadian Chamber of Commerce: “COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness for Business”
COVID-19: BUSINESS RESILIENCE
BC CHAMBER: RESOURCES FOR BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY COVID-19
Managing COVID-19 Stress, Anxiety & Depression
BC CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL
Government of Canada: Support for Canadians (Individuals) / Support for Businesses / Support for Industries
Get the latest information from the Public Health Agency of Canada about COVID-19
COVID 19 Resources for BC Businesses
Planning for Coronavirus: A Guide for Businesses and Organizations
Coronavirus: Workplace and Employer Resources and Suggestions
Small Business BC Resources:
Resources for Small Businesses affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19)
- COVID-19: Supports for Small Businesses in B.C - Download pdf
Business Continuity & COVID-19: Key Considerations for Small Businesses in B.C.
What you need to know about federal and provincial support for B.C. businesses and workers during the COVID-19 pandemic (By the Editors Mar 30, 2020)
Survey Closed April 1st. LINK TO VANCOUVER SUN ARTICLE, April 3, 2020
Survey Closed at 5pm, March 18th. Thank you to all those who took the survey. The intelligence you shared is helping shape how government reacts to this pandemic crisis. The insights from the survey have been sent to both the federal and provincial government.
LINK TO VANCOUVER SUN ARTICLE, MARCH 19, 2020
Here’s the quick analysis:
- 90% of businesses are “currently being impacted by COVID-19”
- Of those impacted, 83% are seeing a “drop in revenue, business, or deal flow”
- 91% anticipate a further “decrease in revenue in the near-term” [sic]
- 73% of businesses expect their revenues will drop by 50% or more (with nearly a quarter saying revenues will drop by 100%)
- Half of the respondents say they will be “temporarily shutting down” their offices.
- 64% of respondents expect to reduce their staff by over half (with a quarter saying they will be reducing their staff by 100%)