Covid-19 Resources Hub

novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and COVID-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcements:

Government introduces Canada Emergency Response Benefit to help workers and businesses

https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/03/introduces-canada-emergency-response-benefit-to-help-workers-and-businesses.html

https://pm.gc.ca/en/news/news-releases/2020/03/18/prime-minister-announces-more-support-workers-and-businesses-through

PHAC –  Public Health Agency of Canada – Coronvirus Disease – Summary Page

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html?utm_campaign=not-applicable&utm_medium=vanity-url&utm_source=canada-ca_coronavirus

Covid-19 Updates: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection.html?topic=tilelink

Prevention and Risks: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/prevention-risks.html?topic=tilelink

Symptoms and Prevention: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/symptoms.html?topic=tilelink

Being Prepared: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/being-prepared.html?topic=tilelink

Travel Advice: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/latest-travel-health-advice.html?topic=tilelink

Canada’s Response: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/canadas-reponse.html?topic=tilelink

Covid-19 Awareness Resources: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/awareness-resources.html

Employment and Social Services

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – Employment and Social Development Canada: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/corporate/notices/coronavirus.html

Work-Share Program: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/work-sharing.html

IPAC – Infection Prevention and Control Canada

https://ipac-canada.org/coronavirus-resources.php

Finance Canada

Economic Response Plan – Cost and Implementation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Credit: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/03/canadas-covid-19-economic-response-plan-support-for-canadians-and-businesses.html#Economic_Response_Plan

Industry Canada – Economic Development

Canada’s Regional Development Agencies: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/icgc.nsf/eng/07677.html

Map of Agency Territories: https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/icgc.nsf/vwapj/InfoSheet_March2020_FINAL_ENG.pdf/$file/InfoSheet_March2020_FINAL_ENG.pdf

Canada’s Regional Development Agencies

Western Economic Diversification Canada  1-888-338-WEST (9378)

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency  1-800-561-7862

FedNor  1-877-333-6673

Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency  1-855-897-2667

FedDevOntario  1-866-593-5505

Canadian Economic Development for Quebec Regions  1-866-385-6412

 

 

 

 

 

Government of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/page/how-your-organization-can-help-fight-coronavirus

FedDev Ontario

https://www.feddevontario.gc.ca/eic/site/723.nsf/eng/home

https://www.feddevontario.gc.ca/eic/site/723.nsf/eng/h_02567.html?OpenDocument

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions: https://dec.canada.ca/eng/index.html

https://dec.canada.ca/eng/covid-19.html

Temporary Aid for Workers Program: https://www.quebec.ca/en/family-and-support-for-individuals/financial-assistance/temporary-aid-for-workers-program/

Gouvernement du Québec: https://www.quebec.ca/en/health/health-issues/a-z/2019-coronavirus/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Western Economic Diversification Canada: https://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/home.asp

COVID-19 and the western Canadian economy: https://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/20052.asp

Alberta

https://www.alberta.ca/covid-19-supports-for-albertans.aspx

British Columbia

https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/health-feature/coronavirus-disease-covid-19

Manitoba

https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/

Saskatchewan

https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/health-care-administration-and-provider-resources/treatment-procedures-and-guidelines/emerging-public-health-issues/2019-novel-coronavirus

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nova Scotia

https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/

New Brunswick

https://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/ps-sp/pdf/emo/Pandemic_Planning-e.pdf

Newfoundland and Labrador

https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/

Prince Edward Island

https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/health-and-wellness/covid-19-faqs

ACOA Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

https://www.canada.ca/en/atlantic-canada-opportunities.html

Infographic: COVID-19 – Helping the Atlantic economy

https://www.canada.ca/en/atlantic-canada-opportunities/campaigns/infographics/infographic-covid19.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health and Social Services

https://www.hss.gov.nt.ca/en/services/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/frequently-asked-questions

Nunavut – Department of Health

https://www.gov.nu.ca/health/news/low-risk-coronavirus-nunavut

Yukon

https://yukon.ca/en/health-and-wellness/health-concerns-diseases-and-conditions/information-about-novel-coronavirus

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/03/canadas-covid-19-economic-response-plan-support-for-canadians-and-businesses.html#Income_Support_for

BDC

Business Development Bank of Canada https://www.bdc.ca/en/pages/special-support.aspx?special-initiative=covid19

Small Business Loans: https://www.bdc.ca/en/financing/business-loans/pages/small-business-loan.aspx

Working Capital Loans: https://www.bdc.ca/en/financing/business-loans/working-capital-financing/pages/working-capital-loan.aspx

Purchase Order Financing: https://www.bdc.ca/en/financing/business-loans/pages/purchase-order-financing.aspx

Indigenous Banking at BDC: https://www.bdc.ca/en/i_am/aboriginal_entrepreneur/pages/default.aspx

Business continuity plan and templates for entrepreneurs: https://www.bdc.ca/en/articles-tools/entrepreneur-toolkit/templates-business-guides/pages/business-continuity-guide-templates-entrepreneurs.aspx

CFIB

https://www.cfib-fcei.ca/en/small-business-resources-dealing-covid-19

Federal: https://www.cfib-fcei.ca/en/advocacy/federal-government-banks-small-business-relief-measures-covid-19

Alberta: https://www.cfib-fcei.ca/en/advocacy/alberta-covid-19-relief-measures-your-business

British Columbia: https://www.cfib-fcei.ca/en/advocacy/british-columbia-covid-19-relief-measures-your-business

Manitoba: https://www.cfib-fcei.ca/en/advocacy/manitoba-covid-19-relief-measures-your-business

New Brunswick: https://www.cfib-fcei.ca/en/advocacy/new-brunswick-covid-19-relief-measures-your-business

Newfoundland and Labrador: https://www.cfib-fcei.ca/en/advocacy/newfoundland-and-labrador-covid-19-relief-measures-your-business

Nova Scotia: https://www.cfib-fcei.ca/en/advocacy/nova-scotia-covid-19-relief-measures-your-business

NWT: https://www.cfib-fcei.ca/en/advocacy/nwt-covid-19-relief-measures-your-business

Ontario: https://www.cfib-fcei.ca/en/advocacy/ontario-covid-19-relief-measures-your-business

Prince Edward Island: https://www.cfib-fcei.ca/en/advocacy/prince-edward-island-covid-19-relief-measures-your-business

Quebec: https://www.cfib-fcei.ca/en/advocacy/quebec-covid-19-relief-measures-your-business

Saskatchewan: https://www.cfib-fcei.ca/en/advocacy/saskatchewan-covid-19-relief-measures-your-business

Yukon: https://www.cfib-fcei.ca/en/advocacy/yukon-covid-19-relief-measures-your-business

Further Resources for Canadian Businesses

https://www.canada.ca/en/services/business/maintaingrowimprovebusiness/resources-for-canadian-businesses.html

Work-Sharing Program – Temporary special measures for the forestry and steel and aluminum sector

https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/work-sharing/temporary-measures-forestry-sector.html

EDC

https://www.edc.ca/en/campaign/coronavirus-covid-19.html

Avoiding Layoffs:

http://Extending the Work-Sharing program

http://Providing small business with wage subsidies

Access to Credit:

http://Establishing a Business Credit Availability Program

http://Offering a guarantee on loans

The New Canada Emergency Business Account

http://A New Loan Guarantee for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

http://A New Co-Lending Program for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Support for Farmers

http://Increasing credit available

Supporting Financial Stability

http://Launching an Insured Mortgage Purchase Program

http://Bank of Canada actions

http://Lowering the Domestic Stability Buffer

Taxes

http://More time to pay income taxes

http://Deferral of Sales Tax Remittance and Customs Duty Payments

 

 

 

 

 

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Support for Individuals: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html

Increasing the Canada Child Benefit

Special Goods and Services Tax credit payment

Extra time to file income tax returns

Mortgage support

The new Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Apply for Employment Insurance

Support for people that are sick, quarantined or in directed self-isolation:

http://The new Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Improved access to Employment Insurance sickness benefits

Other Support Initiatives:

http://A new Indigenous Community Support Fund

http://Enhancing the Reaching Home initiative

http://Support for women’s shelters and sexual assault centres

Support for Seniors

http://Reduced minimum withdrawals for Registered Retirement Income Funds

Support for Students and Recent Graduates

http://A moratorium on the repayment of Canada Student Loans

Employment Insurance (EI)

https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/corporate/notices/coronavirus.html

Canada Council for the Arts

https://canadacouncil.ca/covid-19-information

 

 

 

 

 

CMHC Updates

https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/media-newsroom/coronavirus-update

CMHC Mortgage Deferral

https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/finance-and-investing/mortgage-loan-insurance/the-resource/covid19-understanding-mortgage-payment-deferral

CMHC Dealing with Mortgage Payment Difficulties

https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/finance-and-investing/mortgage-loan-insurance/the-resource/dealing-with-mortgage-payment-difficulties

https://cba.ca/canada-six-biggest-banks-take-decisive-action-to-help-customers-impacted-by-covid-19

Contact your local bank branch or mortgage broker as each case is being reviewed individually

CREA – Canada Real Estate Association

https://www.crea.ca/buyers-or-sellers/crea-resources/

https://www.creacafe.ca/what-realtors-should-know-about-covid-19/

https://news2me.crea.ca/2020/march-2020/covid-19-collaboration-with-the-government/

OREA – Ontario Real Estate Association

https://www.orea.com/COVID-19

https://www.orea.com/News-and-Events/News-and-Press-Releases/Press-Releases/March-24-2020

OFSI – EDC – BDC
Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP) & Standing Term Liquidity Facility (STLF)

https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/03/canada-outlines-measures-to-support-the-economy-and-the-financial-sector.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHO World Health Organization

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Centre for Disease Control

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html

Johns Hopkins University of Medicine – Coronavirus Resource Centre

https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html

Google

https://www.google.com/covid19/

 

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