COVID-19 Resources

To support businesses and employees through this difficult time, we have compiled a list of resources, making it as easy as possible for you to access the help that you need.   As things quickly unfold, new measures are being introduced.  We will make every effort to provide the most current and relevant information available.

Visit our COVID-19 ALERTS page to learn about the latest changes to support programs and other important information.    

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Reliable and Current Information:

The City of Spruce Grove

COVID-19 news updates that impact the way our City is doing business.


Government of Canada - COVID-19

Cases, prevention, risk, symptoms, treatment, and more.


ESRI Canada - Canadian Outbreak

Access at-a-glance information about the COVID-19 pandemic across all provinces and territories.

Federal Support:

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Up to $27 billion in direct support to workers and businesses facing hardship.


Business Credit Availability Program

Up to $10 billion additional support to businesses.


Call to Action: Canadian manufacturers needed to combat COVID-19

If you can assist Canada in meeting the demand for medical supplies, your help is needed.

Provincial Support:

COVID-19 supports for Albertans

Financial relief for emergency isolation, utilities, loans, mortgage, and more.


Emergency Financial Assistance

To help cover costs of food, child care, transportation, utilities, and more.


Alberta Government - Temporary Layoffs

Employers who want to keep an employment relationship may temporarily lay off an employee.


Support for Employers & Employees:

Resources for Canadian Businesses

The Government of Canada is taking action to help businesses.


Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – Benefits & Services

The Government of Canada has waived the waiting period for Employment Insurance sickness benefits.


COVID-19 Support for Employers & Employees

Measures to protect employers and employees from the economic disruption of COVID-19.

Business Continuity:

Economic Developers Alberta (EDA)

COVID-19 free webinars to keep you informed and access to business impact survey.


Greater Parkland Regional Chamber (GRPC) Business Impact Survey

To better understand how to help businesses in the short term and formulate a plan for the long term.


Canadian Chamber of Commerce

The Pandemic Preparedness for Business helps prepare for a potential COVID-19 escalation.

Additional Information:

Edmonton International Airport COVID-19

Travel restrictions and other important travel-related information.


Taproot Edmonton – COVID-19 Questions & Answers

A running list of answers to your questions about Edmonton's response to and experience of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Alberta Government

Best practice guideline for workplace during pandemic including employment rights and obligations.

Thompson

“The feeling of home and family orientated culture has allowed us to retain our most valuable asset, our people.”

Neil Matheson, CFO, Thompson Construction Group

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ACKT

“Locating in Spruce Grove is prime for us.  We need to be centrally located in the province to reach our customers and move our products.”  

Anthony Worbeck, Sales Director, ACKT Industries

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AB-Precast

“Retaining long-term employees is key. It’s difficult to do, but we’ve done it in Spruce Grove.”

Jack Seguin, Owner, Alberta Precast Products

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Rik-Solare

“The City has the space we need—store frontage with lots of traffic and warehouse space.”

Rik Kaminsky, Co-Owner and CEO, Solaré Canada Inc.

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CC

“We chose Spruce Grove because it had the best real estate prices in the area compared to other industrial parks.”

Tim Martin, General Manager, Cross Country Infrastructure Services Canada Inc.

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Braven-Seljax

“In Spruce Grove we have everything in the way of retail businesses, excellent schools and first-class sport facilities all right here.” 

Braven Blackwell, President, Seljax

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