Mar. 19, 2020

Website Resources: Coronavirus

Article by The Maritimes Energy Association

Novel Coronavirus Government Websites & Resources


Canada - COVID-19 Outbreak Updates

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Canada’s response

Canada Border Agency

Canada - Call to Action: Canadian manufacturers needed to help combat COVID-19

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers FAQ

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA)

Innovative Solutions Canada: COVID-19 funding opportunities

NRC IRAP Innovation Assistance Program (IAP)

CECRA for Small Businesses

Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)


Support for businesses

Support for individuals

Canada Emergency Response Benefit

Supporting Canadians Through the Next Phase of the Economy Re-opening: Increased Access to EI and Recovery Benefits

COVID-19: Financial help if you are outside Canada

Prime Minister announces additional support for small businesses

Income tax filing and payment dates: CRA and COVID-19

Work-Sharing Program


By Province:

Atlantic Canada:

Nova Scotia

New Brunswick

Prince Edward Island

Newfoundland and Labrador

Central Canada:



Prairie Region:




West Coast:

British Columbia

Northern Territories:

Northwest Territories





United States of America Response to Coronavirus



World Health Organization

Center for Disease Control


Canadian Government Departments and Agency Support

Federal Department of Finance

Department of Employment and Social Development

Transport Canada

Business and Industry

Export Development Canada

Business Development Bank


CBRN Business Resilience Service


Innovative Solutions Canada: COVID-19 funding opportunities

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Suppliers facing these pressures who are current ACOA clients should reach out to the Agency to discuss potential flexibilities in current funding arrangements.  Non-client members of the supplier community who can assist with the national response programming as it is rolled out are also asked to call their regional office.

Direct lines to the ACOA regional offices are:

•            New Brunswick: 1-800-561-4030
•            Nova Scotia: 1-800-565-1228
•            Prince Edward Island: 1-800-871-2596
•            Newfoundland and Labrador: 1-800-668-1010
•            Head Office: 1-800-561-7862

International Funding & Financial Institutions

World Bank

Inter American Development Bank

Caribbean Development Bank

Deloitte: COVID-19 - Managing supply chain risk and distruption

PWC: COVID-19: Operations and supply chain disruption


Canadian Economic Development Agencies

BDC: Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP)

BDC: Working capital loan

BDC: Business continuity plan and templates for entrepreneurs

BDC: 8 steps for planning your emergency and disaster plan

Support for entrepreneurs impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus

EDC Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP)

EDC: Foreign Exchange Facility Guarantee

How EDC is helping Canadians during COVID-19​

Canadian Chamber of Commerce: COVID-19 │ Pandemic Preparedness for Business​

Canadian Chamber of Commerce – Canada Business Resiliency Network

Canada United Small Business Relief Fund


Maritimes Provincial Economic Development Agencies

Nova Scotia Business Inc

Opportunities New Brunswick

Innovation PEI

Halifax Chamber