We know that all of your businesses and employees are struggling due to the rapid impacts that COVID-19 has had on travel.   We want to reassure you that local, provincial and national Tourism Organizations and Chambers of Commerce understand this and are working non-stop to collect data, collaborate with government and provide the most current information available to business owners, operators and workers throughout B.C. and Canada.

Destination B.C.  continues to keep its website filled with up-to-the-minute information including:

  • Destination BC’s response and recovery plan
  • Messaging guide for tourism businesses so that we can use our collective voice to prevent non-essential travel, while maintaining our highly prized destination advocates
  • Links to a weekly industry call held by Destination BC
  • Links to Federal and Provincial economic response plans and financial support programs
  • Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) guidelines and updates
  • Indigenous support programs
  • Employer checklists, guides and tools
  • Hotel Association of Canada information for hoteliers
  • Restaurants Canada resources for food service operators
  • Links to all provincial and national health agencies and governments
  • And much more

Visit the Tofino-Long Beach Chamber of Commerce  website for easy-to-find information on financial support programs that are now being provided by governments and suppliers to help you weather this intense storm including:

  • Wage subsidies
  • EI adjustments
  • Tax credits and flexibility
  • Access to credit
  • Mortgage support
  • Telus assistance program
  • And more

Take care everyone and please don’t hesitate to contact us if you need anything at all.