Government Supports

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Access economic recovery and financial benefits for yourself, your business, industry, non-profit organization or community group from the provincial and federal governments.

Last updated: May 6, 2022

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Loans and grants

Loans, grants and flexible financing solutions are available to businesses affected by COVID-19.

Support for workers and self-employed individuals

Provincial and federal income supports are available to help workers and self-employed individuals affected by COVID-19.

Wage and rent support

Federal programs are available to help employers avoid layoffs, rehire employees and temporarily reduce rent.

Supports for business sectors and community groups

Programs are available to help various organizations and sectors navigate the challenges of COVID-19.

Useful Links

Be cautious of the information you read on the internet and rely on these official sources when in doubt.

  • If you are not feeling well: 
  • If you require financial or social support:
  • If you need help or would like to give help to others:
    • Call: 2-1-1 ☎️ (translation services available)
  • Travel Advisories:
  • Urgent Care Wait Times:
    • Medical facilities may be under increased burden during these times. Visit Emergency Department Wait Times to see the wait times for emergency and urgent facilities in Vancouver, Richmond, and North Shore.

Social Media

British Columbia’s response to the pandemic continuously evolves. Social media is often the fastest way to get new information direct from official sources. Follow these accounts to receive reliable information:

Last Updated: May 17, 2022