For more COVID-19 Coronavirus information, please visit the following websites:
- Island Health
- Island Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard
- BC Centre for Disease Control
- British Columbia COVID-19 Dashboard
- Government of British Columbia Support and Information
- Government of British Columbia Public Response Updates
- Government of Canada
- World Health Organization
- World Health Organization Situation Reports
The City of Langford has compiled the following list of resources to help support your business through the COVID-19 pandemic. It is important to ensure that your business is compliant with the latest COVID-19 regulations and requirements. Please regularly review the latest updates from WorkSafe BC and the Provincial Government.
City of Langford Sidewalk Use Bylaw
On Monday, March 15, 2021, City of Langford Council approved an amendment to ‘Sidewalk Use Bylaw No. 1917’ to enable restaurants and retail businesses to expand their operations onto sidewalks, boulevards, and other common areas for up to three years under a single sidewalk use permit. Click here to read more, and here to access the application form.
Provincial Government’s COVID-19: Supports for Businesses in B.C.
The Provincial Government’s COVID-19: Supports for Businesses in B.C. Guide covers loans, rent relief, wage support, changes to taxes, pivoting business operations and other supports/resources.
Federal COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
The Federal Government has announced the COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, an $82 billion pandemic aid package for Canadians which includes income support, flexible options for taxpayers, mortgage default management tools, supports for businesses and more. Click here to read more about their economic response plan.
B.C. Business COVID-19 Support Service
The B.C. Business COVID-19 Support Service Connects businesses with the resources, and guidance necessary to navigate challenges from COVID-19.
Business Development Bank of Canada Resources for Entrepreneurs
The Business Development Bank of Canada has also posted resources for entrepreneurs impacted by the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Click here to visit their website.
Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)
The CFIB has created a Small Business Help Centre to provide information to small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
If you have questions regarding COVID-19 and your business in Langford, please contact Donna Petrie, Senior Manager of Business Development, at email@example.com.