Our COVID response

We are committed to continuing the safe reopening of our economy and progressing towards long-term recovery while also reducing the risk of COVID-19. We are collaborating with organizations including the Calgary Chamber, Tourism Calgary, The City of Calgary, Calgary Arts Development and Business Council of Alberta, to work with all orders of government towards economic recovery and resiliency. Supporting our local business community and workforce is our main priority. For those hiring or looking for work, and for those businesses looking to resource open positions, our site Connecting YYC links Calgary job seekers with businesses in need of talent. Camaraderie and community spirit continue to bring businesses together for shared prosperity. If you have a solution or offer for your peers, the broader Calgary community or global economy, tell us about it at our YYC Business Marketplace.         

Support for Calgary businesses

We are here for the Calgary business community as a credible resource as we navigate these uncertain times. We want to ensure you are prepared for business disruption, including accessing government resources to mitigate potential impacts to your business and employees. We've compiled this list of resources for small business, nonprofits, startups and entrepreneurs, and employees. The list below also provides information on tax relief and deferrals, funding information and international trade.

General Information

Browse resources and advice from our valued Team Calgary partners, government, and other organizations to help your business navigate during COVID-19:

Leadership by our Team Calgary partners

Team Calgary is a corporate partnership program that engages Calgary's visionary thought leaders to help influence Calgary's economic growth. Learn what these organizations are doing to respond to COVID-19 and to support our local community here.

Small Businesses, Startups & Entrepreneurs

Small businesses are facing challenging times during this pandemic. Please consult these resources for additional guidance:

The following resources have been created specifically for startups, entrepreneurs and founders to assist their businesses during COVID-19:


For more information on supporting non-profits, please consult the following resources:

Data Hub

For statistics and data related to COVID-19, please refer to the list below:

Alberta’s COVID response

Mandatory, province-wide restrictions and public health measures are in effect in Alberta to protect the health care system and slow the spread of COVID-19. For further information and guidance on how these current restrictions impact your business, please review the following resources:

Alberta Biz Connect


Guidance for the Screen-Based Production Industry


Restrictions Exemption Program (REP)


Restrictions Exemption Program Safety Training

Helpful Resources

Government Updates on COVID

Visit these sites to learn about the latest announcements from our municipal, provincial and federal governments.

City of Calgary - Response to COVID-19

Government of Alberta COVID-19 info for Albertans

Government of Canada COVID-19 Announcements

COVID-19 News | Prime Minister of Canada

Health & Safety

We all have a responsibility to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please take steps to protect yourself and your community by following the guidelines for getting the vaccine, physical distancing, good hygiene, and staying home and away from others if sick or in isolation.

COVID-19: Vaccine program

Canadian Mental Health Association

COVID-19 Seniors Info Hotline

Kids Help Line

Managing mental health during coronavirus - experts around the world share insights

Feeling Unwell?

If you feel unwell or start to develop symptoms associated with COVID-19, please follow the guidelines from Alberta Health Services:

Alberta Health Link: Self-Assessment Tool

Health Link 811


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