GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA LINKS & RESOURCES

ABTraceTogether – a mobile contact tracing app that helps to let you know if you’ve been exposed to COVID-19 – or if you’ve exposed others – while protecting your privacy.

Public Health Measures – A Path Forward – understand how restrictions will be eased in steps over the coming months. It outlines the sectors that will see gradual restriction changes at each step based on hospitalization benchmarks. (March 1, 2021)

Information for Albertans: Actions to protect Albertans and prevent the spread of novel coronavirus

Information for Employees and Employers – funding and supportive measures to support local businesses, employers and employees.

Daily UpdatesDr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health

Help Prevent The Spread PostersPrintable posters to support awareness and actions that can be taken to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Alberta

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA LINKS & RESOURCES

COVID-19 Updates – Detailed information on Canada’s whole-of-government actions to respond to the outbreak

COVID19 Main Information Page 

Government of Canada’s Economic Response Plan (full) – Canada’s actions to help Canadians and businesses facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak

Support for Businesses:

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) (75%) and subsidy Calculator and To Apply (Updated infoCanada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)
Extending the Work-Sharing program
Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) interest-free loans
Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)
Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program (HASCAP)
Loan Guarantee for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
Co-Lending Program for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF)-up to $40K interest free repayable – for those who do not qualify for the CEBA. (Deadline March 31, 2021)
Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund
Mid-Market Financing Program
Mid-Market Guarantee and Financing Program
Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF)
Additional support by sector
Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB)
Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)
Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)

Supports for Individuals

 
Employment Insurance (EI) program
Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB)
Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)
Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)
Mortgage payment deferral

CITY OF LETHBRIDGE LINKS & RESOURCES

News Centre – Coronavirus Updates Regular updates from the City of Lethbridge

 

OTHER RESOURCES 

ATB COVID-19 Recovery Workbook – Full  COVID-19:Moving business forward in times of crisis (ATB Financial)

Tips For Operating Worksites During COVID-19 (BILD Alberta)

Best Practices for Business Owners during COVID-19 (Canadian Home Builders’ Association – membership required- contact BILD Lethbridge for access)

Support for Entrepreneurs impacted by COVID-19 – Business Development Bank of Canada

Dealing with Mortgage Payment Difficulties – CMHC – Tools and tips to resolving financial difficulties.

Business Continuity Plan Guide plan how your key services or products can be continued, and the recovery of key business and systems after a emergency event.

Tips for Alberta Business & Community Leaders – Working to Address the Social and Economic Fall Out from the Coronavirus Institute for Sustainable Development

Steps to Manage Loss & Business Interruption during COVID-19 – BDO Canada – Starting points for consideration that can help your business better manage the process.

Help in Tough Times – a list of resources from Alberta Health Services

Alberta 211 – a free helpline that connects you to community and social services in your area 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in over 150 languages

Respiratory Viruses and the WorkplaceBulletin gives employers, supervisors and workers information about controlling respiratory virus hazards in the workplace