Stay up-to-date by frequently checking provincial, national and international websites.
On Friday, March 27, 2020, the Government of Alberta announced new restrictions on businesses including retail, dining/restaurant, personal service, and non emergency health care. This includes home-based businesses. Details here
Business considered Essential Services may remain open: see list.
Community Response Fund and Inclusiveness Webinar (FREE)
Monday, March, 30 | 11:00 am | Hosted by the Calgary Chamber of Commerce
Planning through an emergency: COVID-19 Webinar (FREE)
Tuesday, March 31 | 9:00 am | Hosted by Bow Valley College
Get your store online in changing times webinar (FREE)
Wednesday, April 1 | 10 a.m.| Hosted by Bow Valley College
If you are still operating your business, even at a reduced capacity, here are a number of resources and information you should be aware of.
The following are programs and opportunities that could help you during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Payment deferrals (City of Airdrie & other)
The federal government has announced financing by way of loans for small businesses, through the following:
Critical email updates will be sent directly to businesses using the e-mail address you provided for your business license. We will also send this information via the Airdrie@Work business e-newlsetter. To subscribe, click here.
Economic Development is here to help
Our Economic Development department is available to support Airdrie businesses. You are welcome to contact the team to ask questions or discuss challenges at 403.948.8844 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City of Airdrie is providing all of its regular services (i.e. Planning & Development, Building Inspections, etc), but in a modified fashion to minimize risk to the public and employees. Our goal remains to support our business community and clients that rely on our services.
The 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.