Is your small business affected by the 2021 wildfires and/or are you concerned about preparing for the challenges due to the ongoing wildfire risks this season? Community Futures Wildfire Business Support is available to help, by providing wildfire updates, disaster readiness resources, and mental health support. For information visit the website, cfwildfire.ca, or phone 1-888-303-2232.
Community Futures British Columbia is offering a free one-hour webinar on Disaster Readiness with Colin O’Leary, an expert in economic recovery and business planning. Learn seven things to prepare your business for natural disasters or other business interruptions. The webinar goes from noon to 1pm on the Aug 11, Aug 20 and Aug 24. Register here »
Use technology to make your business more resilient to interruptions caused by BC Wildfires. Selkirk Technology Access Centre‘s student interns and researchers can help your business shift to cloud-based services, create an online store, increase your social media presence, or implement other technology solutions. For information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Basin Business Advisors are also available to work one-on-one with business owners. With respect to wildfire preparedness, they can help you create or update your emergency response plan or adopt technology to be more resilient in a crisis or unexpected event. Learn more at bbaprogram.ca.
Don’t be caught unprepared if your community and business need to be evacuated.
Here’s our list of Five Things to Prepare for Wildfire (PDF).
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