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We are #Here4YYC and have compiled a toolkit to help your business operate safely with COVID-19

Operating safely with COVID-19

Since the beginning of COVID-19, The Chamber has been #Here4YYC, supporting your business when you need it most. We continue to have your back and will support you in re-opening your business.

We have compiled the below resources to support your business through the next phase of COVID-19. As this is a phased approached, business owners need to be flexible and prepared to close if cases of COVID-19 spike in the future. Learn more about the government approach here.



COVID-19 is changing the way businesses operate. The key to operating safely is keeping employees and customers safe while enhancing the customer experience.

Step one

Create a COVID-19 Task Force

Develop a Task Force (similar to a safety or fire task force) of cross-functional stakeholders in the organization.

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Step two

Prepare your workspace

Ensure the safety of employees and customers in your workspace.

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Step three

Prepare your employees

Educate your employees on best practices to reduce the spread and prevent COVID-19.

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Step four

Prepare your customers

Leverage signage and spatial awareness to ensure safety for customers.

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Step five

Prepare for transactions

Set up your business to safely accept money and exchange goods.

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Government of Alberta

Alberta’s safely staged COVID-19 relaunch

The province of Alberta has a stage approached to re-launched businesses and the economy through COVID-19.

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Government of Alberta

Workplace guidance for business owners

The Government of Alberta has created a support document for business owners to leverage as they re-open post COVID-19.

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Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Reopening Canada’s Economy: A National Guide for Business

This toolkit provides guidance, for business owners and senior managers responsible for re-establishing their operations while ensuring the health and safety of staff, customers, and the general public.

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Powering Up Toolkit

Download a PDF version of the toolkit to get you back up and running.

We have built out a toolkit that you can take anywhere with you while you get ready to get back to business.


Government of Alberta

Guidance for workplaces

Guidance and temporary workplace rules to help Albertans manage the rapidly changing conditions caused by COVID-19.

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Government of Alberta

Minimizing risk in the workplace

The Government of Alberta lays out resources on minimizing risk from respiratory viruses in the workplace.

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Government of Canada

Pandemic (COVID-19) Tip Sheets

Pandemic guidance for higher-risk and essential occupations and industries.

Tip sheets

Navigating What’s Next

The Post-COVID Workplace

Returning to the workplace will be like reopening the economy. It will happen in waves and it will be stressful for both organizations and workers. It’s impossible to predict what may happen next. But we still need to prepare. - Steelcase

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Calgary Chamber

Cleaning services and PPE manufacturing

These businesses and organizations are answering the call to ensure clean and safe workplaces as well as access to important personal protective equipment products for the community.

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COVID-19 Related Government Relief and Legislation Guide for Canadian Business

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan includes several Canada-wide and provincial programs. Use this comprehensive guide to stay informed about the updates impacting your business and employees. Sign up for up to date information.

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COVID-19: Return to the workplace

A guide for employers allowing an employee-centric and safe return to work.

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inspired HR

Return to Work Survey

A survey template for employers to help gauge employee comfort in returning to the office.

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We have the resources to support your business through COVID-19