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COVID-19 Guidance and Resources for Whistler Businesses


Last updated: April 3

Stay up to date on the rapidly evolving situation, and on the nature of the virus itself, by frequently checking provincial, national and international websites:

Locally, you can stay up-to-date with news from organizations such as Tourism Whistler, and the Resort Municipality of Whistler.

Information and resources for travellers from Tourism Whistler can be found on this page, including a list of businesses closures and changes.

Resources

General
Financials
Business Travel & Events

As of March 13, 2020, the Government of Canada advised Canadians to avoid non-essential travel outside of Canada until further notice.

Community of Practice

Business in the Time of COVID-19

Business in the Time of COVID-19

Business in the Time of COVID-19 April 6, 2020 By: Anne MacKenzie, Biz Development, Whistler Chamber   About a year ago, the Whistler Chamber team began planning sessions to create the vision for our 5 year strategic plan.  One of the pillars of that plan is...

How to Lead When Nobody is Left

How to Lead When Nobody is Left

How to Lead When Nobody is Left April 2, 2020 By: Theresa Lambert, Founder and Mastery TCM Coach of Theresa Lambert Coaching & Consulting   In the past weeks COVID-19 has left a significant impact on the World, but particularly the Hospitality & Tourism...

The Latest on Immigration Issues and COVID-19

The Latest on Immigration Issues and COVID-19

The Latest on Immigration Issues and COVID-19 March 27, 2020 By: Brooke Finlay, Managing Partner, Whistler Immigration Travel Bans Travel to Canada by land and air is restricted to Canadian citizens, permanent residents and their immediate family members with a few...

Webinars

COVID 19 Business Support – Ep #3 – Working From Home 101

COVID 19 Business Support – Ep #2 – Federal and Provincial Government Funding Measures

COVID 19 Business Support – Ep #1 – HR Resources and Employment Law

From our friends and partners:

BDO Canada: Cash Flow Strategies and Government Incentives in the time of COVID-19

Greater Vancouver Board of Trade: Finance and Cash Flow Management

 

Advocacy Wins

Support for Business and Not-For-Profits

Support for Business and Not-For-Profits

AN UPDATE FROM WHISTLER & BC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Support for Business & Non-Profits An update from the announcement made on March 27, 2020 (original post below): Businesses and non-profit organizations seeing a drop of at least 30% in revenue due to COVID-19...

BC Government Listens to Urgent Business Feedback

BC Government Listens to Urgent Business Feedback

AN UPDATE FROM WHISTLER & BC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BC Government Listens to Urgent Business Feedback   March 23, 2020 Dear Chamber Members, We heard you. As you may know, today the BC Government announced a COVID-19 Action Plan, which includes $5 billion...

COVID-19 Business Impact Survey generates almost 8000 responses

COVID-19 Business Impact Survey generates almost 8000 responses

AN UPDATE FROM WHISTLER & BC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE COVID-19 Business Impact Survey generates almost 8000 responses   March 19, 2020 The BC Chamber of Commerce(and its 120-member chamber network) in partnership with Small Business BC, The BC Economic Development...