Point Grey Village


Point Grey Village is the main commercial strip with shops and restaurants along West 10th Avenue between Tolmie Street and Discovery Street on Vancouver’s West Side.


Whether it is a public health issue, natural disaster, or other emergencies, it is important to be prepared and ensure you have an up-to-date business continuity and disaster recovery plan. Here are some other resources to assist you in your planning. Please refer to the resources linked below and also check for daily updates on official government platforms.


Information and Planning Sources

Assessment Local Situation (Vancouver Coastal Health)
Assessment Global Situation (World Health Organization)
Government of Canada’s Latest Information
B.C. Centre for Disease Control Virus Update
Screening Measures at YVR
Destination BC Virus Update
British Columbia Pandemic Provincial Coordinator Plan


Resources for Canadian Businesses (Trade Commissioner Service)
Support for Entrepreneurs Impacted By The coronavirus COVID-19 (BDC)
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) – Employment and Social Development Canada (Government of Canda)


Business Preparedness Checklist COVID-19 (GVBOT)
Business Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Resources for Small Businesses During COVID-19 (Small Business BC)


Getting Your Workplace Ready for COVID-19 (World Health Organization)
PreparedBC: Guide for Small Business (Government of BC)
Crisis Communications Plan (Canadian Chamber of Commerce)
Business Continuity & Recovery Plan (Canadian Chamber of Commerce)
Does Your Force Majeure Clause Cover the Coronavirus? (MPI)
Support for Restaurants (BCRFA)
COVID-19 Resources for Foodservice Operators (Restaurants Canada)
Keeping You and Your Employees Safe (CFIB)

Templates and Tools

PreparedBC: Emergency Plan for Small Businesses (Government of BC)
Webinar: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Managing The Impact on Global Supply Chains (EDC)
Business Continuity Plan and Templates for Entrepreneurs (BDC)
Small Business Continuity & COVID–19: Key Considerations for Small Businesses in BC

Dedicated Number for Immediate Access to Employment Insurance Benefits

The one-week waiting period has been waived for employees who are in quarantine or who are ordered to self-isolate. Employees in quarantine who wish to get the one-week waiting period waived are to call: 1-833-381-2725.

Checking for Symptoms

If you or someone you know is experiencing possible COVID-19 symptoms, call your local primary care provider or 8-1-1. Those who are deaf or hard of hearing can call 7-1-1. You can also conduct an initial self-diagnosis at the provincial government’s HealthLinkBC page.

Point Grey Village