COVID-19 Resources for Businesses

The Province of Alberta's Biz Connect site provides workplace guidance and supports to help businesses affected by COVID-19 to operate safely, including information about access to PPE.

 Biz Connect

 

Restrictions on Businesses

NEW - Effective Dec 13, the Provincial Government has announced new restrictions to limit the amount of contact between people in the community.  Some businesses are required to close, while others are allowed to continue to offer services. These measures apply to Airdrie businesses.

Information to help you understand and implement these new requirements for your business:

  • Details about these enhanced public health measures can be found here
  • Occupancy information available here
  • Mask FAQ page located here
 

Government Programs

Looking for more information about Government Programs available for COVID-19 relief?

Government Programs for Businesses

Government Programs for Individuals

Expired Government Programs

 

Things That Are Open

Let the public know that you’re open for business, you’re adapting, and that your business is following COVID-19 guidelines by adding your business or updating your listing on Airdrie’s free marketing platform.

Showcase how your business is serving patrons through this challenging time – via pickup, delivery, online shopping, e-cards or in-person.

Sign up for free here.

If your business is already on the list, be sure to update your listing.

 

Mental Health Support

The COVID-19 pandemic can have a significant impact on mental health.

If you need help, please reach out. There are many resources available to support you. For more mental health support information please click the button below.

Mental health support

 

Questions about employees during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Call Employment Standards Alberta for free advice at 1-877-427-3731 or find information online here.

Local Employment Services:

Rocky View and Wheatland Employment Services

Career Leap Airdrie

 

Business advisory and support services

Organizations that take calls from business owners and offer services at no charge:

Business Link
Business Link has business advisors available (weekdays 8:30am – 4:30pm) via email, phone or online chat platform to advise business owners. Call 780.422.7722 or email using the form on their website.  Online resources are available for Alberta Small Businesses affected by COVID-19.

Community Futures Centre West
A business advisor is available to discuss your concerns. Visit the website or call 403.389.8272.

City of Airdrie Economic Development
The Economic Development department is available to support Airdrie businesses. Contact the team to ask questions or discuss challenges at 403.948.8844 or economic.development@airdrie.ca.

Information and Supports for businesses:

Government of Canada & Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Canadian Business Resilience Network

Business Development Bank of Canada, COVID-19 Resource Guide for Businesses

EDC, COVID-19 Business Relief solutions designed to help you access cash flow, manage risk and build resilience.

 

City of Airdrie Information Updates

Communication
Critical email updates will be sent directly to businesses using the e-mail address you provided for your business license.

Our Airdrie@Work business e-newsletter provides regular updates and helpful information. Subscribe here.

 

Business 2 Business PPE Supplies and Services

The Airdrie businesses listed below have told us that they have certified products or services for sale*:
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Hand sanitizer

Cleaning services and supplies

Signage/Decals

Spread your message:

GetintheLoop Airdrie - download the App

Other

Do you have a product or service for sale that you would like us to include in this listing? Contact economic.development@airdrie.ca.

*The City of Airdrie does not recommend the products or services listed above. It is up to each business owner to determine if products or services offered locally fit the health and safety requirements of their business sector. Biz Connect offers resources and workplace guidance for business owners as well as information about access to PPE.

 

Selling your products to government

City of Airdrie
If you're looking to offer a product or service to the City of Airdrie, your first step is registering for MERX, an online bidding system. More information 

Provincial Bits and Pieces Program
Submit your offer of products or services to the Alberta Bits and Pieces Program if you're interested in supporting the COVID-19 response.

If there is a requirement for your product or service, you will be contacted by a representative of the Government of Alberta.

 

Right for Business Support Program

The Right for Business Support Program was a pilot that ran from May 21 until the end of November 2020. The program was intended to provide Airdrie businesses with access to critical advisors and business service professionals to help them remain resilient through the COVID-19 pandemic.

The program is currently being evaluated. Please check back in early January for more information.

If you have feedback about the program or information about what local businesses need during these critical times, please email economic.development@airdrie.ca.

 

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