YOUR COMMUNITY, YOUR CITY
BUSINESS is OPEN
We have put together a list of Downtown Kamloops Businesses that are OPEN + Updated which is subject to change. It includes all temporary closures, take-out options, pick-up, online stores, and other business models that will help our community stay #ykastrong. We will try and update this list the best we can so you can make the necessary decisions.
WorkSafeBC – Returning to Safe Operations
WorkSafeBC recognizes the importance of worker safety as businesses look to resume operations following COVID-19 related work stoppages or interruptions. The following materials provide employers with information and resources to assist them in ensuring the risk of exposure to the virus that causes COVID-19 is minimized at their workplace.
DOWNTOWN TO GO
The current global risks have created unprecedented times that require unprecedented actions. Our community will come together to support these businesses, and we will emerge the other side stronger. #Downtowntogo is a movement.
Now is the time to come together as a community and support one another. Join us in taking a pledge and committing to support our local businesses and community by being a Kamloops ambassador.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED
COMMUNITY & INNOVATION
In this unprecedented time, small businesses and communities show resiliency through community & innovation #YKAStrong. Leadership through this crisis will exponentially determine recovery, and in what strength businesses return. Here are some ideas adopted by local businesses here in Downtown Kamloops.
SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY COVID-19
COMMUNITY FUTURES THOMPSON COUNTRY
Community Futures Thompson Country launched two new services to assist businesses in Kamloops, Clearwater, Barriere, Sun Peaks and Chase for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses can now access the COVID-19 Loan program and COVID-19 Business Support Program.
Good News Stories
Let’s be honest, we are all feeling anxious and unsure because of the COVID-19 pandemic in our community and around the world. These ‘Good News Stories’ in Kamloops will uplift your spirit. We will continue to update any good news that we hear through the weeks ahead and encourage you to share these with your family and friends. Remember #YKAStrong!