Business Resources Weekly Update
August 5, 2020
Local Updates
Business Services Voucher Program
Through this program, Community Futures Big Country would help pay for services related to your business's relaunch and future success. Potential business support services might include:
  • Legal Services and Advice related to business structure and decisions
  • Purchase business and/or accounting software, including support and/or training
  • Business training and/or relevant business courses, and more.

Call Community Futures Big Country at 403-823-7703 or email Michael or Alison for more information.

Have Your Say: Complete the Downtown Area Revitalization Plan Survey
The Downtown Area Revitalization Plan (DARP) will provide a 15-year vision to catalyze the revitalization of downtown Drumheller. The project aims to re-establish the downtown as the cultural and economic hub of the Valley, a destination for locals and visitors, and a vibrant community.
Whether you live, shop, learn, work, or play in downtown Drumheller, get involved and have your say on what our downtown can be!
Government Programs- Updates & News

Government of Alberta mask handout program has ended; 40 million non-medical masks were distributed

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) Question & Answer Sessions
With the extension of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) until December, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will host interactive question and answer sessions for eligible employers on the CEWS. These sessions will respond to general questions about the CEWS and provide resources needed to apply. See session dates and further details.

Join the exclusive insight community
An initiative of the Alberta Chambers of Commerce

By joining the Alberta Perspectives insight community, you'll hear first about new ACC surveys and research.
Log into Alberta Perspectives anytime to access survey results (results we share directly with government), participate in quick polls, and catch media coverage of community insights.

Reminder to local businesses that receive tourists as customers:
Update (or add) your ATIS listing to let potential visitors know that you are open and ready for them. Free advertising!

Canada United- a movement that brings Canadians together to show their support for local businesses.

Local businesses are essential to our economy and communities. These businesses need our help, now more than ever. So, join and participate in the movement, buy local, and spread the word.

Watch and like to make an impact:
- Like the posts @GoCanadaUnited
- Use #CanadaUnited on Twitter
Every time you do, RBC will contribute 5¢ to the Canada United Small Business Relief Fund.

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