Advocacy / CADSI News
March 24, 2022

Top Requested COVID-19 Business Resources

***UPDATED March 24, 2022***

We've curated the top requested resources to help companies navigate the business implications of COVID-19. This page is updated as new resources become available. 

COVID-19 daily epidemiological update/statistics here.


  • Current approach to entry, testing and quarantine requirements here.
  • Travel to/from Canada for fully vaccinated travellers here.
  • Exemptions here.
  • Learn if you are considered a fully vaccinated traveller here.
  • Download the ArriveCAN app and find information on the app here.
  • Guidance for foreign workers entering Canada here.

Vaccination Policies

Workplace safety

  • Access free rapid COVID-19 antigen tests for your workplace here.
  • Read more background on rapid COVID-19 antigen tests here (and in French here)
  • Canadian Centre for Cyber Security resources here and here. 
  • U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Resources for Business here.

COVID-19 business support programs 

  • Global list of resources for managing your business during COVID-19 here
  • Federal Financial Supports - general information here.
    • Local Lockdown Program here.
    • Business Benefits Finder tool here
    • Canada Recovery Hiring Program (CRHP) here.
    • Latest updates on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) here
    • Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF) information here
  • Provincial Supports
    • Ontario Support for Businesses page here.
    • B.C. Support for Businesses page here.
    • Quebec Support for Businesses page here.
    • N.S. Support for Businesses page here.
    • Newfoundland and Labrador Support for Businesses page here.
    • Alberta Support for Businesses page here
    • Manitoba Support Programs here.
    • Saskatchewan Support for businesses page here
  • Trade Commissioner Service for information about COVID-19 and Canada’s international trade here.
  • Export Development Canada's COVID-19 Relief for Businesses here and Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP) here.
  • Business Development Canada's (BDC's) supports here and Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program here
  • Canada Business App here
  • Chamber of Commerce's Canadian Business Resilience Network here and Recovery Toolkit here.
  • Learn about CRA's changes to taxes and benefits here
  • CFIB's COVID-19 Small Business Help Centre here.

Managing your business and workforce during COVID-19

  • Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) toolkit here
  • PHAC's risk-informed decision-making guidelines for workplaces and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic here
  • Ontario's guidance on Manufacturing Health and Safety during COVID-19 here.
  • Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) guidance here.
  • Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (Ontario) resources here.
  • Wellness Together Canada for mental health resources here.   

Be aware of fraud

  • COVID-19 frauds and scams list here.
  • Warning from 3M regarding PPE fraud here

DND-Specific Information 

  • Continuing/resuming work during the pandemic here.
  • Defence Team FAQs (includes information regarding DND contractors) here.

Defence and marine acquisition notices and changes

  • supplier news here
  • PSPC service continuity news here
  • U.S. Government COVID-19 Resource Centre here.



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