Have you considered how to prepare your business for an emergency?

Business continuity is about understanding the risks your business could face, and developing strategies and plans to ensure continued operation during and after a disruption. A business continuity plan will allow you to analyze and understand which products and services are critical to your business operations. It will introduce you to the risks and hazards to which your business may be vulnerable. Based on this information, you can develop strategies to ensure that your business can quickly recover and continue operating through any type of disruption. Most importantly, a business continuity plan promotes a safe environment for your stakeholders, your employees, and your customers. 

Free resources for preparing your business for emergencies:

  • The Region's Business Continuity Toolkit is a guide that walks you through considerations when building your business continuity plan.
  • The Canadian Red Cross Ready Rating is a free, web-based emergency preparedness planning program that can help your organization become better prepared to respond effectively and recover quickly from disasters and other emergencies.

Stay tuned for more updates and resources on this page!