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COVID-19 Resources

Updated: Friday, April 3 @ 2:30 pm

>> We will update this page daily with trusted resources to support you and your business.<<


SK Government Business Response Team available 8am - 8pm Monday through Friday.

 > Ph: (844) 800-8688 /  Email: supportforbusiness@gov.sk.ca

SK Public Safety Agency: (855) 559-5502 (for non health related questions)

SCAM ALERTS: Better Business Bureau, CTV News - Prime Minister's Speech

Lumeca Virtual Health Consultation tool Free for SK Residents with a valid Health Card


Sign Up & Learn - Free Webinars

April 6:   How to Leverage Digital Tools to run Your Business

April 6:   How to Manage Your Finances and Cash Flow During this Covid-19 Crisis

April 6:   Your Covid-19 Employment Questions Answered 

April 6:   Customer Engagement During Covid-19

April 7:   Website Building for Beginners Bootcamp

April 8:   Leveraging our Intro/Extrovert During Times of Crisis Opportunity

April 9:   Three Steps to Shifting Perspective & Kicking Into Gear 

April 9:   How to manage your personal and professional finances in uncertain times

April 14:   Pitch Perfect: How to position your brand as the go-to expert in challenging times

 

Funding for Small Business

Infographic - Navigating the Canada Emergency Response Benefit & Employment Insurance

BCAP - Business Credit Availability Program to support entrepreneurs. Co-lending program through Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) and Export Development Canada (EDC)

Canada Emergency Business Account Interest free loans up to $40,000

Govt of Canada Resources for Canadian Businesses

Govt of Canada Economic Response Plan

Govt of Canada Responding to Covid-19

Govt of SK Financial Support Plan For Saskatchewan Employers And Employees

Govt of SK Information for Businesses & Workers

 

Links to Applications

UPDATE: Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Available Monday, April 6 with staggered application dates 

CRA E-Service for Businesses Account Sign Up

CRA My Account Sign Up for Individuals

Employment Insurance information for businesses & individuals

Service Canada Online Service Request Form - a temporary measure to ensure continuity of critical services

 

Business Resources, Information & Advice

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy provides a 75% wage subsidy for eligible employers for up to 12 weeks

Worker's Compensation Board announces WCB Premium Relief Measures

WorkSafe Sask provides Helpful Tips for employers

MNP Covid-19 Business Advice Centre Pathway through the Pandemic – Strategies and tools to lead your company through the coronavirus crisis

SK Chamber of Commerce Resources for Business - FAQs, Employee/Employer Support, Legal Guidance, etc

SK Construction Safety Association workplace tools - Policy Templates, Checklists

Canadian Federation of Business Small Business Help Centre includes free templates for business signage

 The Entrepreneur's Continuity Checklist - a list of ideas to help you and your business better prepare, pivot and progress through these extraordinary times

 

Announcements

News Release on the 75% Wage Subsidy for businesses

Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Loan and Guarantee Program - will enable up to $40 billion in additional lending. 

Canada Revenue Agency FAQ re 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers

 

Human Resources/Labour Standards/Payroll

Canadian Payroll Association - FAQ Payroll & Covid-19

Miller Thomson LLP Resource Hub 

MLT Aikins Resource Centre

 

Previously Recorded Webinars - Listen at Your Convenience

Digital Mainstreet - E-Commerce 101 - What, Why & How

In the Matrix with Jill Sauter: Marketing - Adapting our Strategy to meet the Client's Needs

Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety Employment Standards for Public Emergencies

Addressing the Pandemic & the Panic in the Workplace  (password: MilTom2020)

Protecting our Business & Honouring our Brand 

Prepare, Pivot & Progress with Ron Robichaud

How to Cope with the Impacts of Covid-19 on your business 

 

Mental Health Supports

Canadian Red Cross Psychological First Aid Guide to caring for yourself and others

The Canadian Mental Health Association provides tips to responding to employee anxiety 

The Conference Board of Canada has many resources to help with coping strategies to stay mentally well

Worker's Compensation Board - Tools to help manage your mental health during crisis

 

 +++ CALL TO ACTION +++

Do you have immediately available services/supplies, or are you set up to produce products in a very short time? Help Canada combat Covid-19

Are you a manufacturer that may need to slightly modify or re-tool their facilities in order to switch to production of medical products? Are you, or do you have skilled workers that are available to work in these fields?  Canadian manufacturers needed to help combat COVID-19

Does your company have the potential means to address specific challenges but needs to conduct more research & development for the final product/process? The Challenges Procurement Program needs you. Challenges to be posted on Innovative Solutions Canada.

If your company has promising technology relevant to the Covid-19 fight, the National Research Council invites you to register

 

Resilience & Recovery Tools

Canadian Chamber of Commerce Business Resilience Resources 

SEDA Disaster Resilience & Recovery Toolkit

Business Development Bank of Canada Entrepreneur Toolkit 

13 Ways Leadership in Times of Crisis

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