Business Support

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To support St. Albert’s local business community the City has made the following resources available.

What's New

Announced April 13, 2021: The Alberta Government is offering small businesses affected by the most recent public health orders another payment of up to $10,000 from the Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant. This additional payment will also be available to new businesses that began operating between March 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021, as well as hotels, taxis and ride-sharing services. 

This updated Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant program replaces the previously announced Enhanced COVID-19 Business Benefit. 

Applications for the additional payment will be opening in the second half of April. 


Resources Available

NEW PUBLIC HEALTH MEASURES 

The Government of Alberta announced a stepped approach to easing restrictions, using hospitalizations as a key metric. A Path Forward outlines four steps for a potential easing of restrictions and enabling activities. For details, visit the Government of Alberta’s Stronger Public Health Measures.

Information on the current public health measures is available on the Government of Alberta website at COVID-19 info for Albertans. This page lists specific actions Albertans must take to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, instructions on isolation protocols and information on vaccine distribution.

GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS FOR BUSINESSES 

The Government of Alberta’s Biz Connect website provides workplace guidance to help businesses and non-profits affected by COVID-19 reopen and resume operations safely. Information includes: Workplace Rules, Financial Supports, Additional Information and Resources, Relaunch Funding and Restricted Businesses and Services.

INFORMATION TOOLKIT FOR BUSINESSES 

The City has developed a toolkit for businesses regarding the Face Coverings Bylaw. Read More › 

Financial SUPPORTS FOR BUSINESSES

The Province of Alberta and the Government of Canada have introduced several programs to suppor businesses and industry sectors. Visit the Financial Supports page for information on the grant and funding opportunities available. 

Updated: April 6, at 4:43 p.m.


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Last edited: April 14, 2021