Coronavirus Information | Coronavirus Information

Tourism Saskatchewan understands that these are unprecedented times for the tourism industry and tourism operators throughout the province. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought financial stress and uncertainty to attractions, businesses, events and other tourism organizations. We are working closely with provincial and federal agencies, Destination Canada, the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) and other industry partners to develop initial plans and support programs for the industry's recovery.

Please visit: Questions and answers for the Saskatchewan tourism industry 

A Message from the Honourable Gene Makowsky

What you need to know

LAST UPDATED: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 is an urgent issue for travellers and businesses in Saskatchewan and globally. Tourism Saskatchewan is committed to supporting the province’s tourism industry and providing timely, accurate information relevant to our your needs.

As new developments, information and resources become available, this page will be updated.

A special email address for industry inquiries has been created. Email questions@tourismsask.com with tourism industry concerns or questions relating to COVID-19.

Saskatchewan Health Information

For up-to-date public health information and advisories in Saskatchewan, visit Saskatchewan.ca/coronavirus.

The Government of Saskatchewan has a COVID-19 self-assessment tool to determine whether Saskatchewan residents should be tested for COVID-19. Concerned residents can complete this assessment for themselves or on behalf of someone else, if unable. 

Federal government

Read the latest federal government news releases

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses

Conference Board of Canada

The Conference Board of Canada has created a landing page for the public to access facts and timely information about the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a complimentary resource and accessible to all. The page features real-time Conference Board of Canada forecasts, targeted insights and breaking evidence on COVID-19.

Canadian Payroll Association: Payroll and COVID-19 Questions and Answers 

Canadian Chamber of Commerce

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce offers several resources to help businesses, including a Pandemic Preparedness Guide and sign up for regular COVID-19 Updates. Links are provided to Government of Canada information regarding COVID-19 preparedness, prevention and risks, symptoms and treatment, travel advice and additional guidance documents. Also listed are various social media channels, public health updates, and business tools and supports – all addressing COVID-19.

The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce has a COVID-19: Resources for Businesses page available. 

Government of Saskatchewan - Business Response Team

  • The Government of Saskatchewan has launched a Business Response Team to support businesses in the province dealing with the economic challenges resulting from COVID-19.
  • The Business Response Team, led by the Ministry of Trade and Export Development, will work with businesses to identify program supports available to them both provincially and federally.
  • For more information, businesses can contact the Business Response Team by calling 1-844-800-8688, emailing supportforbusiness@gov.sk.ca or by visiting: www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-businesses
  • A website has also been created to provide information on support for workers adversely affected by the current economic situation. Visit www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-workers for information.
  • If you are a Saskatchewan business, innovator, or supplier and you think you have a solution that can help us fight COVID-19, you may direct your submission to procurement@gov.sk.ca.

Saskatchewan Hotel and Hospitality Association

Liquidity options for hotels

National Tourism Associations