Business Resources Weekly Update
June 29, 2020
How can we support your business? Call us at 403-823-8100 or email . We would love to hear from you.
Government Updates
Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant opens today
Eligible small- and medium-sized businesses, co-ops and non-profits can apply for funding so they can open their doors and get Albertans back to wo rk.
·         News Release
·         Eligible job creators can apply for up to $5,000 through this program
·        Must have 500 or fewer employees
·         Full program details can be found in the program guidelines
·         To manage the expected volume of applications, during the first week of application intake ( June 29 to July 3 ), a specific application day has been designated for specific regions of the province. *The date for our region is June 30 .
Application forms will be available when application intake opens at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 29 at the online application portal through the program webpage at .  

Expanding access to COVID-19 testing

Prime Minister announces support for students serving their communities and opportunities to gain paid work experience
The Canada Student Service Grant (CSSG) will support post-secondary students and recent graduates as they volunteer to serve in their communities’ COVID-19 response and gain valuable experience at the same time. The CSSG will provide these volunteers with a one-time payment of between $1,000 and $5,000 based on the number of hours they serve.

Upcoming Events
Now- July 9: Online Silent Auction for the Drumheller Pregnancy Care Centre
July 4- Farmer's Market at the Downtown Plaza
July 4 & 5- Raptor Run @ Dinosaur Downs Speedway
July 9- Live Online Dessert Evening Fundraiser for the Drumheller Pregnancy Care Centre
New Date for Chamber AGM

The Chamber Annual General Meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, July 15 at 7:00pm. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom.
Attendees MUST pre-register no later than July 13 to receive the meeting link and package. Find out more
Webinars & Resources

*Reminder- is your business's information correct online? If you had changed your hours of operation or business status on Google, Facebook, TripAdvisor or any other online platforms, make sure that information is correct. For example, some businesses have corrected their hours on their Facebook page but have forgotten to remove the 'Temporarily Closed' status.
A one-day, buy local event designed to help revive Canada’s economy.  

Last chance to provide your input on ' What's most important as we recover from COVID-19 and record-low oil prices' in the Alberta Chambers of Commerce economic recovery survey !
Diversity and Inclusion Toolkits and Resources

Canadian Chamber of Commerce Webinar: Inclusive Growth: Strength through Diversity and Inclusivity-  Presentation Slides Audio Recording
Canadian Gender and Good Governance Alliance-  Directors Playbook
Catalyst-  Tools for Boards
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development-  Diversity Fact Sheet
Institute of Corporate Directors- Board Diversity Toolkit
Please reach out to us via email ( ) or telephone (403-823-8100) to share with us any issues your organization may be facing, and what support you need.

Thank you. Please stay safe and healthy.

Your Drumheller & District Chamber of Commerce Team
Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce | 403-823-8100