Daily COVID-19 Bulletin: May 22, 2020

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Find COVID-19 Federal Support For You And Your Business

To help Canadians and Canadian businesses navigate the number of COVID-19 programs available, the government has developed two tools, one for individuals and one for businesses. They allow users to quickly find programs they may qualify for by answering a few simple questions.

Business Support | Individual Support

For Your Attention

Did You Know? CBRN Reopening Toolkit Includes Childcare And Social Service Tracking

As most economic reopening plans across Canada involve several phased-in stages stretching across weeks or months, a formidable challenge will be the availability of childcare and other social services as employees return to the workplace. The CBRN reopening guide for business includes information on the availability of these services. Access the CBRN reopening toolkit.

EDC Webinar: Manage Your Cash Flow And Ramp Up For Business

During global economic downturns, cash flow is more vital than ever. Join Export Development Canada (EDC) on Thursday May 28 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET for a FREE webinar, Manage Your Cash Flow and Ramp Up for Business, to discover strategies that can help your company weather the pandemic and prepare for recovery and growth.

Brought to you by EDC in collaboration with the Business Development Bank of Canada, this webinar will show you the programs and assistance that can help you protect your company. Register here.

How We’re Helping Canadian Business

Webinar | Strategies For How Businesses Can Persevere And Recover From COVID-19

Join us on May 26 at 1:00 p.m. ET for a webinar with Canadian Western Bank (CWB) on tips and tricks for how to take care of your employees and gain insight into how CWB is able to offer its support to businesses and clients as they navigate the crisis and beyond. Register now.

A #TeamCanada Approach

Big MAC Response

Canada’s mining industry, like many sectors across the Canadian economy, has been heavily affected by the COVID-19 global pandemic. The Mining Association of Canada has established a new web-based resource that includes details on how mining provides the materials essential to the COVID-19 response, including in healthcare, communications technology and disinfectants. Daily updates focus on how Canada’s leading mining companies are responding to the pandemic and much more. More information.

Nelson Education

As Canada’s leading educational publisher, Nelson is offering educators, students and parents access to trusted resources to support teaching and learning at home. Canadian students have been affected with school and campus closures due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Nelson is responding by offering open access to educational resources to help support continued learning.

Nelson has developed a COVID-19 resource centre to provide open access to learning resources along with support for educators to help them navigate the transition to digital instruction. Nelson also recognizes that parents are facing the added challenge of keeping their children engaged throughout the day. A series of free webinars have been developed to provide parents with tips and strategies for at-home learning.


If you know of a business that has taken steps to help Canadians through this pandemic, please contact us.

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