|Government of Canada||Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)|
|Government of Newfoundland Labrador||NL Life with COVID-19|
|Government of Nova Scotia||COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)|
|Government of New Brunswick||Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)|
|Government of Quebec||Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)|
|Ontario Ministry of Health||The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)|
|Government of Manitoba||COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus|
|Government of Saskatchewan||COVID-19 General Information|
|Government of Alberta||COVID-19 info for Albertans|
|Government of British Columbia||COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)|
|Government of Yukon||Information about COVID-19|
|Government of the Northwest Territories||GNWT's Response to COVID-19|
|World Health Organization||Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Outbreak|
|Centres for Disease Control and Prevention||Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)|
INDUSTRY RESOURCES (↑)
|Canada Council for the arts
COVID-19 Info Update page: This page is updated regularly. FAQ, documents and more.
If you cannot access an online version of this information and require a PDF, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Employment and Social Development Canada
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/corporate/notices/coronavirus.html
COVID-19 Update and resource page: https://afchelps.ca/news/covid-19-update/
|Fondation des artistes
The Artists' Foundation (FDA) is currently working on the creation of an emergency fund to help the most needy artists affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Indeed, Netflix pledged last week to pay $ 500,000 to the FDA to support artists struggling with serious financial difficulties due to the coronavirus. As desired by the donor, this sum will be redistributed as a priority to artists in the French audiovisual sector. (in french)
Financial support for the music industry: https://unisonfund.ca/services/financial-assistance
Event Safety Alliance
|Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) Flu and Infectious Disease Outbreaks Business Continuity Plan
Plan how to continue operations when people are off due to infectious diseases.
|UNESCO Culture & COVID-19 Impact and Response Tracker
To address the profound impact the COVID-19 pandemic will have on the culture sector, UNESCO has launched a weekly “Culture & COVID-19: Impact and Response Tracker” to provide an overview of the rapidly evolving situation. It explores both the immediate impact of the health crisis and examples of how countries around the world are adapting to the situation. This is one of several initiatives by the Organization to respond to the impact of the pandemic on the cultural sector worldwide.
|World Health Organization (WHO)
Getting your workplace ready for COVID-19 (PDF document)
News page - updated regularly.
|Intuit Quickbooks - Your Taxes and Covid-19
I Lost My Gig Canada
Impacts of COVID-19 on Canadian Artists and Independent Cultural Workers
RESOURCES BY PROVINCE (↑)
- B.C COVID-19 Action Plan
- Help Next Door MB
- Childcare Support for Essential Workers
- Manitoba Arts Council COVID-19 FAQ
- Winnipeg Foundation Grants
Prince Edward Island
- Music PEI Crisis Relief Fund
- Emergency Income Relief for the Self-Employed
- Employee Gift Card Program
- Emergency Relief-Worker Assistance Program
- SASKMUSIC- Emergency Relief Fund
- SATP Emergency Relief Fund
- PAVED Arts At Home: Paid Workshop Series Submission
- CALQ, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec: Grants, news and updates
- Ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec
Avis aux clientèles du Ministère de la Culture et des Communications et de ses sociétés d'État (in french)
- Services Québec: COVID-19 Legal Aid Clinic - Free Legal Advice Telephone Line (in french)
- Fédération nationale des communications et de la culture (FNCC–CSN)
CERB extension: The necessary oxygen for culture and the media (in french)
Compétence Culture Comité sectoriel de main-d'oeuvre en culture (in french)
- Directory of Support Measures (Companies & Individuals)
- Guides and Tools
HEALTH & SAFETY (↑)
|Wellness Together Canada
Get connected to mental health and substance use support, resources, and counselling with a mental health professional.
|Mental Health Commission of Canada
Tips to help Canadians protect their mental health as they strive to safeguard their physical well-being and that of their loved ones.
Be Scene – Be Heard, an anonymous Peer-to-Peer Chat App for Entertainment industry professionals
→ Join now at https://irel8.org/behind-the-scenes-irel8-invite.
CALLTIME: Mental Health
Designated Sharing Time (DST) is a virtual meeting space to talk, vent, problem-solve, laugh, collaborate, cry, and feel the strength of others. It takes place bi-weekly on Thursdays at 1 pm (ET). Participants are not obligated to join every session.
Healthy Minds @Work
- Legionella potential workplace hazard as workplaces reopen:
Take these steps to reduce exposure to the virus and protect your health:
- Wash your hands thoroughly and regularly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol;
- Wear a face mask when a safe physical distancing is not possible;
- Sneeze and cough into your sleeve; when using tissues, immediately dispose of them and wash your hands afterwards;
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth;
- Refrain from handshakes/hugs;
- Regularly clean commonly used surfaces and devices you touch or handle;
- Try to avoid contact with people who are showing symptoms of respiratory illness, such as coughing;
- Check national travel advice before planning or taking trips;
- If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early and share previous travel history with your health-care provider;
- If you think you might be sick, stay home from work or school;
- Practice physical distancing.