As of January 1, 2022, all employees in British Columbia are entitled to up to 5 days of paid sick leave and 3 days of unpaid sick leave per year if they need to stay home because they are sick or injured. The cost of paying employees their regular wages while on paid sick leave is the responsibility of the employer. Click here to download the frequently asked questions information sheet.
BCEDA has partnered with Spring, a global incubator and accelerator that empowers entrepreneurs and entrepreneur ecosystem organizations, to launch the Business Resilience Program, an online program created to help businesses recover, adapt, and survive challenging economic conditions. To learn more about this opportunity, go to www.bceda.ca/spring_business_resilience_pro.php.
Northern Development is an independent, non-profit corporation; a catalyst stimulating economic growth through investments in grassroots, community-led projects.
For over 30 years, Community Futures has been a proven leader in supporting rural entrepreneurs and small to medium enterprises just like you throughout BC and across Canada to survive and thrive. For information on the resources and support available through Community Futures for your business, go to communityfutures.ca.