Resources & information

The Valley REN team has compiled a list of relevant information for businesses and entrepreneurs as COVID-19 continues to impact the country and our economy



Nova Scotia Reopening Plan – The Provincial Reopening Plan can be viewed on the Province of Nova Scotia website.

Canada – Supports by Industry

Province of Nova Scotia COVID-19 Dashboard – This provincial dashboard includes the latest information specifically pertaining to Nova Scotia, along with sections of advice to businesses and community organizations

Government of Canada COVID-19 Dashboard – This national dashboard includes updates on the COVID-19 virus, self-assessment tools and highlights Canada’s response

Government of Canada: Economic Response Plan Dashboard – This page links to support for individuals including those facing unemployment and those who are unable to work due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses – This page breaks down the supports for both individuals and businesses from the Government of Canada

Mental Health Resources – Where to get support in NS during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Valley Regional Enterprise Network (Valley REN), through the Regional Economic Recovery Taskforce has implemented an Act Local campaign to encourage everyone to support their communities through a series of actions and to spread awareness of the benefits of supporting local businesses during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.
Part of this initiative is a local business directory which you can find here:

toolkit for businesses

Take the POST Promise

Employers and Community Groups Factsheet

FAQ Masks

Face mask Required Sign

Proper Handwashing  Sign

Non-Medical Masks

Workplace COVID Prevention Plan

Daily COVID Checklist

Keeping Children Safe during COVID

Maximum Occupancy Sign

Physical Distancing Sign

Valley Regional Enterprise Network Helping You Grow In the Valley