How to Open With Care

Dear Members,

The YBIA highly recommends our members to familiarize themselves with the BC Government’s Restart Plan in order to ensure that the businesses reopen to the public efficiently and with ease. Below, you will find resources catered to your industry.

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Non-food retail

Guidelines from the BC Center for Disease Control (

Corona Virus Info for Retailers (

WorkSafe BC protocol for Retail

Food & Grocery retail

Info for Employers & Workers (

Blueprint for Reopening (

WorkSafe BC protocol for Food


Guidance for community & hospital pharmacies (

WorkSafe BC protocol for Health Professionals

Beauty Retail

Guideline on Re-opening (

Guideline on COVID-19 (

WorkSafe BC protocol for Personal Services

Real Estate

WorkSafe BC protocol for Real Estate


WorkSafe BC protocol for Accommodation Sector

PHO Guidance – Hotel Sector – May 11, 2020 (PDF, 422KB)

PHO Order – Workplace Safety Plans — May 14, 2020 (PDF, 188KB)

PHO Order – Mass Gatherings – May 22, 2020 (PDF, 191KB)

Fitness Studios

WorksSafe BC protocol for Gyms and Fitness Studios

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