AFOA Canada COVID-19 Information Portal

AFOA Canada continues to work with our members and communities to ensure you have access to resources and information on a national level that will assist you over the next few weeks as we address the unique challenges that we are encountering with the coronavirus (COVID-19).


Government of Canada

    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.

    Supports for Businesses and Details on the Wage Subsidy

(5/19/2020)
 

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

    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.

    Support for First Nations and Inuit Children during COVID-19

(5/6/2020)
 

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

Indigenous Organizations

    Weekly Townhall on COVID-19 by FNHMA

(4/28/2020)
 

  Live Town Hall – a discussion covering how COVID-19 is affecting health managers, front line health workers, and First Nations communities

    AFN: Statements, Factsheets and Resources

(4/28/2020)
 

  The role of the AFN is to advocate with all governments for planning, preparation and response measures that address the unique needs of First Nation and involve First Nations, to facilitate direct communication with First Nations and governments, an

    CCAB: Updates, Information, Resources

(4/28/2020)
 

  CCAB is working hard to provide members with the most up to date information regarding COVID-19 and supportive services. Includes information on funding resources and survey results on the impact of COVID-19 on Aboriginal businesses

    NAFC Response to COVID-19

(4/28/2020)
 

  Friendship Centres and Provincial/Territorial Associations (PTA) across the country have been on the front lines, doing the best we can, with limited resources to support urban Indigenous communities.

    Cando Resource List

(4/28/2020)
 

  A detailed list of resources compiled by Cando. Includes a breakdown government responses and initiatives, information from financial institutions, and more.

Extra

    Lead Your Business Through the Coronavirus Crisis

(4/28/2020)
 

  Harvard Business Review: The Covid-19 crisis has now reached a new critical phase where public health systems need to act decisively to contain the growth in new epicenters.

    COVID-19 as a Novel Event and Risk Management Framework

(4/28/2020)
 

  In order to address some of the concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic for leaders, Harvard Business School is offering interactive sessions via Zoom. The first program is now available as videos.

    Midwifery in the Context of COVID-19

(5/6/2020)
 

  Communiqués from the Canadian Association of Midwives and the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives, the national organizations representing midwives and the profession of midwifery in Canada.

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AFOA UPDATES

We continue to make your health and the health of your communities, along with the health of AFOA Canada’s staff, facilitators and instructors remain our priority. As a result, we have cancelled all in-person delivery of scheduled community capacity development workshops, CAPA cohorts, and financial wellness activities through the end of April 2020. Our online semesters are continuing as planned. 

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), you may experience longer than normal wait times when contacting us. 
The hours of operation are as usual 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (EDT). As our staff have access to emails, but may not be in the office, please send us an email and we will contact you as soon as possible. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility during this time.  

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