COVID-19 Support and Resources



This pandemic has drastically changed the way that our society functions socially and economically and our BC Government is here to support you, whether it be financially through grants and emergency funding, socially through assisting via video calls, or culturally linking you into our amazing, world-class institutions online – we are here for you.


BC Vaccine Card

The BC Vaccine Card is required to access non-essential services in BC. You must have both vaccination doses to register for a BC Vaccine Card. This requirement will last until January 31, 2022 and could be extended. The easiest way to obtain the card is online through Health Gateway.

  • For more up-to-date information about the BC Vaccine Card, click here.
  • If you would like to obtain a BC Vaccine Card, click here to access Health Gateway. Have your Personal Health Number, date of birth and vaccination dates ready.

Federal Proof of Vaccination

For travel within Canada, a separate federal COVID-19 proof of vaccination document is required and the easiest way to show proof of vaccination. If you are leaving the country, check your destination to see what proofs of vaccination they accept. The easiest way to obtain this document is online through Health Gateway.

  • For more up-to-date information about federal requirements for travel, click here.
  • If you would like to obtain a federal proof of vaccination document, click here to access Health Gateway. Have your Personal Health Number, date of birth and vaccination dates ready.

Support Resources

Below are several support resources that are available if the pandemic has impacted you in any way. Consider subscribing to our newsletter to be notified for more resources.

Support for Individuals
B.C. Government’s support for individuals and families
The Burnaby Public Library’s Community Resource Guide
B.C. Government’s support for income and disability assistance
B.C. Government’s support for people with disabilities
Virtual Support for Mental Health during COVID-19
Support for Businesses
Economic supports for businesses
B.C. Government’s guide on supports for businesses
B.C. Business COVID-19 Support Service
Employment
WorkBC’s resources during COVID-19
Canada Job Bank’s listings during COVID-19
Apply for income assistance
BC Public Service Jobs and Careers
WorkBC’s Job Postings
City of Burnaby’s Job Postings