Coronavirus Updates

As the Novel Coronavirus continues to be of worldwide concern, BOMA BC has created the following list of resources. We will update this page as new information becomes available. 

 

Health Information

HealthLinkBC

FAQ on COVID-19 from the BC Centre for Disease Control

Information from Vancouver Coastal Health

Government of British Columbia Pandemic Preparedness

Government of Canada Coronavirus information

 

Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) information

Provides relief for small businesses experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19. It offers unsecured, forgivable loans to eligible commercial property owners to reduce the rent owed by their impacted small business tenants and meet operating expenses on commercial properties. 

https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/finance-and-investing/covid19-cecra-small-business

 

BOMA Canada Resources
BOMA Canada has created a number of resources, including webinars on cleaning best practices, briefings by medical doctors and emergency planning experts and BOMA China’s first-hand experience. You can access the videos on their Coronavirus Resources page.

Preparedness and Mitigation Strategies by Bazak Consulting

BOMA Canada Pandemic Guide, sponsored by DCS Global

 


BOMA International Resources
Our colleagues at BOMA International in the US have created additional resources, including a preparedness checklist for building owners and managers.

COVID-19 Preparedness Checklist

BOMA International resources

 

Business Continuity Planning
With likely interruptions to your tenants’ - and your own - business practices, the following resources may be useful for business continuity planning.

BOMA Business Continuity Planning Guide for Pandemic Event

City of Vancouver resources

Canadian Chamber of Commerce Pandemic Preparedness

BDC Business Continuity Plan and Templates

CFIB Coronavirus: Keeping you and your employees safe

Government of British Columbia Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan


Building Checklists

Extended Building Closure Checklist (BOMA Toronto)


Posters

Hand washing, physical distancing and prevention posters from the BC Centre for Disease Control

8.5 x 11 Pandemic Posters

2 x 3 Pandemic Poster


National Coronavirus Emergency Task Force


BOMA Canada is establishing a National Coronavirus Emergency Task Force to share information, establish efficient communication channels and work towards a coordinated industry response where possible. Follow BOMA Canada on LinkedOn, Twitter and Facebook for up to date information on Coronavirus and commercial real estate.