Last updated: June 2, 2020

These are uncertain and challenging times for businesses, their staff and families.

With so much information breaking every day, it can be difficult to keep track & make sense of it all. To relieve some of the pressure, we’ve been working with our members to compile the most recent information on government services & other support networks available to you. Information is updated as additional details unfold.

If there’s one thing we know about entrepreneurs, it’s that you’re innovative! Our members want to hear from you – share the initiatives your company is implementing during the pandemic through our social media, Facebook & LinkedIn, or email us so we can allow others to learn from your experiences.

During this time of information overload, you’re encouraged to reach out to our trusted advisors – they’re here to help you better address important issues for you, your family and your business.
View our advisor listing.



FBA Staying Connected:
Coffee Chat – Get to know FBA
June 4, 10:30am – 11:30am
FBA Staying Connected:
What Drives Business Owners and Their Staff? –Growing Talent Resilience Through a Crisis
June 11, 9:00am – 11:00am
Tourism Nova Scotia is offering weekly webinar training and information sessions to help support tourism businesses and organizations adapt to the evolving tourism environment, enhance quality and competitiveness and prepare to welcome visitors when the time is right.


Missed one of our webinars? Click the links below to watch or listen to one of our previous sessions.

May 28 – Maintaining health, harmony and optimism during uncertain timesslide deck
May 26 – Re-entering the Workplace: Considerations for Employers & Employees
May 14 – A Conversation with Mayor Mike Savage & MP Andy Fillmore
May 11 – Leadership in a Time of Crisis / Presentation
April 29 – Investing During a Crisis
April 27 – Government Wage Subsidy FAQ (presentation only)
April 24 – Insurance Protection: Who & What is Covered?
April 20 – HR Considerations & Protocols During an Emergency
April 17 – Getting your Business Online (presentation only)
April 14 – Financial Updates: How and Where do I Apply? (presentation only)
April 6 – COVID Confusion: What Support Programs are best for my Business?
April 3 – Symplicity Designs: Leading Your Family Business Through Crisis


Quick Bank Links

Ingage HR: Navigating COVID-19
Consultant Directory
Work from home tip: Organize Anything
Swain CPA – We Love Small Business, VLOG
Pandemic tip sheets
Finding the way forward: Guiding businesses through coronavirus (COVID-19)
Strategies to help businesses respond to COVID-19
Canadians Reaction and Feelings around COVID-19
SMUEC offers free virtual strategy sessions
RECORDING – APEC: Assessing the Potential Economic Impacts for Atlantic Canada
Strategy Up: Special Crisis Offers


Focus on what you can control

How can we stay connected during self isolation and social distancing