The Town of Battleford is exploring all opportunities to support residents and businesses during the COVID-19 crisis and the financial hardship it is causing people in our community. Every organization, business and person plays a role in keeping the community healthy and safe. Small businesses are the backbone of the Battleford economy.
Below is a list of resources to assist you and your business.
Support of individuals
Reliable sources of information
Town of Battleford
Current Situation: The Town is monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Saskatchewan. The Town has taken the following steps and continues to revise services in these unprecedented circumstances.
March 26 - All playgrounds structures within Town of Battleford are now closed until further notice. This decision follows the Public Health Official guidelines to avoid contact with shared surfaces such as playground equipment.
March 23 - The Town of Battleford is closing access to all of its offices to protect Town's staff and the public from the spread of COVID-19. See Press Release
March 17 - Town of Battleford Parks and Recreation facilities are closed indefinitely,(arena, archery range and Alex Dillabough Centre). See Press Release
Unaffected Town Services:
- Town of Battleford Fire Department
- Waste & Recycling Collection
- Winter Road Maintenance
- Cemetery Services
Employer and Employee Information
Government of Canada - Department of Finance Canada - News
Support for Workers
Support for Businesses
Pandemic Planning and Economic Recovery
Planning Economic Preparedness and Recovery Resources (PDF workbooks)
Prepare – Advance planning will enable the community to respond to an incident quickly and effectively, minimizing long term economic impacts.
Respond – Focusing on addressing the immediate short-term effects of a catastrophic event.
Recover – refers to the long-term restoration of economic functions in the community
Employment Insurance (EI) sickness benefits
Emergency Care and Emergency Support
Canada Child Benefit
Canada Student Loans