Government of Canada Information

    Reopening of Workplaces

(6/15/2020)
 

  There are a variety of resources available for work places as they get ready to follow their provincial and territorial guidelines.

    Week in Review June 8 - 12

(6/15/2020)
 

  Most recent Government of Canada Information from June 8 to 12.

    POST Promise Program

(6/15/2020)
 

  overnment of Canada has partnered with the People Outside Safely Together (POST) Promise program, an initiative launched by Canadian private sector organizations to help businesses across the country reopen safely.

    Prime Minister announces additional funding for health, economic, and social support for Indigenous

(6/1/2020)
 

  Additional funding for health, economic, and social support for Indigenous peoples and communities was announced. The funding builds on the $305 million Indigenous Community Support Fund...

    Two Weeks in Review: May 16-28

(6/1/2020)
 

  The latest Government of Canada updates from May 16 to May 28.

    COVID 19: Supports for Indigenous Peoples Federal/Provincial/Territorial

(6/1/2020)
 

  This deck presents a scan of publicly available information on federal, provincial, and territorial supports for Indigenous peoples in response to the COVID 19 pandemic. Click the province or territory to see the information for that region.

    Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Consultation

(5/27/2020)
 

  This consultation will help inform potential changes to the CEWS to help maximize employment and best meet the needs of businesses and workers during these challenging times.

    Benefits payments to continue until Fall 2020

(5/20/2020)
 

  CRA has extended benefit payments until the end of September for those who are unable to file their 2019 tax return on time.

    Two Weeks in Review: Latest Government of Canada Information

(5/11/2020)
 

  A round up of Government of Canada announcements and information from April 27 to May 8, 2020.

    Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance for small businesses

(5/6/2020)
 

  The Government of Canada announced the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) for small businesses, which will lower rent by 75 per cent for small businesses that have been most affected by COVID-19.

    Support for First Nations and Inuit Children during COVID-19

(6/23/2020)
 

  Details on Jordan's Principle for First Nations children, and the Inuit Child First Initiative during COVID-19.

    Stop the spread of COVID-19 in Indigenous communities

(5/6/2020)
 

  Help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Indigenous communities by taking steps such physical distancing and washing your hands.

    Rapid Testing kits

(4/28/2020)
 

  The Public Health Agency of Canada has procured enough test kits to perform over 3.5 million tests. This procurement is done in collaboration with provincial and territorial governments and includes prioritizing the needs of Indigenous communities.

    Confirmation of Cases and Contact Tracing

(4/28/2020)
 

  What happens when Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is made aware of a confirmed case of COVID-19? What is contact tracing and how long does contact tracing take?

    Self-Screening Tool for COVID-19 for First Nation Visitors or Members Returning to Communities

(4/28/2020)
 

  Using methods such as self-screening in First Nations communities is one way to prevent the introduction of the virus into communities and to decrease the burden of illness resulting from the pandemic.

    Guidance for Long-Term Care homes and Nursing Homes in Indigenous Communities

(4/28/2020)
 

  General guidance Screening Self-monitoring and self-isolation Personal protective equipment (PPE) Visitors

    OHRC: Government's Human Rights Obligations During COVID-19 Pandemic

(4/28/2020)
 

  (Ontario Only) The Ontario Human Rights Commission released a policy statement to guide all levels of government to adopt a human rights-based approach to managing responses to COVID-19.

    Accessing Financial Benefits and Supports

(4/28/2020)
 

  How to access the new set of economic measures that have been announced.

    Caring for Someone Who May Have COVID-19

(4/28/2020)
 

  How to care someone in your household who has COVID-19

    COVID19 Self Assessment Tool

(4/28/2020)
 

  Think you may have COVID-19? Use Canada's online Self-Assessment Tool and App to determine whether you need further assessment or testing.

    Managing Financial Health in Challenging Times

(4/28/2020)
 

  Information on income, taxes, student loans, family benefits, emergency funds, including tools and resources for maintaining financial health during the pandemic.

    Coronavirus and Indigenous Communities

(4/28/2020)
 

  Indigenous Services Canada website detailing how they are supporting Indigenous communities during the pandemic, including information on the support fund and how to prepare.

    Indigenous Community Support Fund

(4/28/2020)
 

  A $305,000,000 fund to help Indigenous communities prevent, prepare and respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

    Call to Action: Canada Manufacturers Need to Help Combat COVID-19

(4/28/2020)
 

  If you are a Canadian manufacturer or business that can assist Canada in meeting the need for medical supplies, your help is needed.

    Testing & Care in First Nations Communities

(4/28/2020)
 

  Providing information about COVID-19 testing and care and what to do if you are in a First Nations community.

    Supports for Businesses and Details on the Wage Subsidy

(6/15/2020)
 

  The Prime Minister announced additional measures to support small businesses dealing with the economic impacts of the pandemic.

    Government of Canada Resources

(4/28/2020)
 

  The Public Health Agency of Canada website is the center of all government information regarding COVID-19. The site includes COVID-19 updates, travel advice, prevention and risk, economic support, information for health professionals, and downloads.

    First Nations Community Guide on Accessing Additional Supports

(4/28/2020)
 

  Indigenous Services Canada is working closely with First Nation partners, the Public Health Agency of Canada, other departments as well as provincial and territorial counterparts to protect the health and safety of Indigenous communities.