This page was last reviewed on April 24, 2020.
This resource page serves to assist residents and local business owners to access information and resources during this difficult time.
Information regarding local business outreach and engagement, as well links to business and/or employment related information and resources are provided below.
Business Outreach and Engagement
Village staff are reaching out to connect with local businesses to better understand the impacts COVID-19 measures are having on our community and local economy.
If you’re a business in the Village of Cumberland, please click here to confirm your contact details and ensure you are included in business and employment related news and updates, including COVID-19 information.
To provide input to the Village to help inform future discussions and decisions, particularly with respect to COVID-19 response and recovery, please complete a Cumberland Business Survey
Should you have any specific questions and/or concerns, please email Kaelin Chambers (Economic Development Officer) at ecdev@nullCumberland.ca.
COVID-19 Economic Development Resources
Please find links below (in alphabetical order) with resources for small businesses from a variety of government and industry sources with respect to COVID-19 emergency preparedness and response.
- Province of BC
- Government of Canada
- Comox Valley Regional District
- Comox Valley Economic Development Society
- Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce
Small Business Resources
- Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
- BC Economic Development Association
- BC Association of Farmers’ Markets
- BC Hydro COVID-19 Relief Fund
- BC Restaurant & Food Services Association
- Business Development Bank of Canada
- Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
- Canadian Bankers Association
- Canadian Chamber of Commerce
- CGLCC – Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce
- Destination BC
- Destination Canada
- Emergency Preparedness BC
- Farm Credit Canada
- Foreign Trade Zone – Vancouver Island (FTZVI)
- Fortis BC
- Restaurants Canada
- Small Business BC
- Tourism Industry Association of Canada
- Western Economic Diversification Canada
- Work Safe BC