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2020-10-07 Economic measures funding of $27,900 shared between ten organizations in the Québec City area. This funding was made ... Government of Canada
2020-09-07 Economic measures financially support Quebec fish farmers in the exceptional context created by COVID-19.... Government of Canada
2020-09-01 Health screenings in airports and border crossings temperature screening stations will be in place in the departure sections of the next 11 busiest air... Government of Canada
2020-08-17 General recommendations Guidance on Returning to Work Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic... Government of Canada
2020-08-14 Emergency administrative structures activated or established Canada’s Flight Plan for Navigating COVID-19 (Canada’s Flight Plan), which is the foundation for... Government of Canada
2020-08-14 Requirement to wear protective gear in public mandatory use of face masks for airplane passengers and crew... Government of Canada
2020-08-14 Health screenings in airports and border crossings mandatory health checks by air carriers prior to passenger boarding; temperature screening at the bu... Government of Canada
2020-08-14 Other public health measures enforced In airports, these designs and measures include enhanced air conditioning and filtration systems; fr... Government of Canada
2020-08-07 Economic measures COVID-19 Plan Provides Canadians With the Support They Need to Get Through the Economic Crisis... Government of Canada
2020-07-31 Economic measures Extension of Rent Relief for Small Businesses... Government of Canada
2020-07-30 Border closure  Partial border closures on the border between Canada and Alaska... Government of Canada
2020-07-30 Visa restrictions Stricter rules for foreign nationals transiting through Canada to Alaska... Government of Canada
2020-07-27 Economic measures support Canadian workers, businesses, persons with disabilities, and legal rights receives Royal Ass... Government of Canada
2020-07-23 Closure of businesses and public services Temporary CBSA (Border Services Agency) service reduction at Clarenceville and Stanstead... Government of Canada
2020-07-23 Closure of businesses and public services Temporary CBSA service reduction at Crystal City... Government of Canada
2020-07-21 Emergency administrative structures activated or established Essential Services Contingency Reserve, to which essential service organizations can apply for tempo... Government of Canada
2020-07-20 Economic measures $3 million cost-shared Canadian Agricultural Partnership program to support projects that will help ... Government of Canada
2020-07-03 Economic measures The Government of Canada is contributing more than $49.9 million, the Government of British Columbia... Government of Canada
2020-07-03 Economic measures The Government of Canada is contributing more than $22.6 million, the Government of British Columbia... Government of Canada
2020-07-02 Economic measures over $9 million in these projects through the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream o... Government of Canada
2020-06-30 Health screenings in airports and border crossings temperature screening stations will be placed in the departure section of the four major airports th... Government of Canada
2020-06-30 Economic measures Extension of Rent Relief Program for Small Businesses... Government of Canada
2020-06-30 Economic measures $1.18 million in these projects through the Rural and Northern Infrastructure Stream (RNIS) and the ... Government of Canada
2020-06-30 International flights suspension International travel restrictions to Canada remain in place for July holidays... Government of Canada
2020-06-30 Domestic travel restrictions Domestic travel restrictions to Canada remain in place for July holidays... Government of Canada
2020-06-30 Isolation and quarantine policies Canada Extends Mandatory Requirements Under the Quarantine Act for Anyone Entering Canada... Government of Canada
2020-06-29 Economic measures the GST/HST and customs duty payment deferral is ending as planned on June 30... Government of Canada
2020-06-27 Economic measures support for equitable access to new COVID-19 medical solutions. $120 million in support of the acti... Government of Canada
2020-06-26 Economic measures federal support to Quebec COVID-19 response through partnership with Canadian Red Cross... Government of Canada
2020-06-25 Economic measures investments in infrastructure in rural and northern Ontario are vital to successful, sustainable com... Government of Canada
2020-06-25 Economic measures invest in public transit and active transportation infrastructure for residents of the Niagara Regio... Government of Canada
2020-06-25 Economic measures invest in public transit and accessible transportation infrastructure for Cornwall and Brockville re... Government of Canada
2020-06-24 Economic measures public transit infrastructure for Peterborough residents... Government of Canada
2020-06-23 Economic measures COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than Canadians’ personal health. It is having a profound effec... Government of Canada
2020-06-23 Economic measures $30 million in investments to support businesses and organizations as they adapt to new economic cir... Government of Canada
2020-06-22 Economic measures $38.1 million in funding from Fisheries and Oceans Canada to support fish and seafood processors in ... Government of Canada
2020-06-17 Economic measures $10 million in emergency assistance for beef and hog farmers... Government of Canada
2020-06-16 Economic measures Canada and Ontario invest in public transit and active transportation infrastructure to support Wate... Government of Canada
2020-06-16 Visa restrictions extend restrictions on non-essential travel across US-Canada shared border for an additional 30 days... US Embassy
2020-06-15 Economic measures More small businesses can soon access the Canada Emergency Business Account... Government of Canada
2020-06-12 Economic measures increase to Yukon’s borrowing limit... Government of Canada
2020-06-12 Economic measures increase to the Northwest Territories’ borrowing limit... Government of Canada
2020-06-12 Economic measures increase to Nunavut’s borrowing limit... Government of Canada
2020-06-12 Border closure  temporary restriction on all discretionary travel at the Canada-U.S. border has been extended until ... Canada Gov.
2020-06-11 Economic measures Alberta has received $244 million through the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) for the 2020–21 fiscal ye... Government of Canada
2020-06-11 Economic measures British Columbia has received $280.4 million through the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) for the 2020–2... Government of Canada
2020-06-11 Economic measures Nunavut has received $16.5 million through the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) for the 2020–21 fiscal y... Government of Canada
2020-06-11 Economic measures Yukon has received $16.5 million for the 2020–21 fiscal year to fund its most pressing infrastruct... Government of Canada
2020-06-11 Economic measures Northwest Territories has received $16.5 million through the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) for the 2020... Government of Canada
2020-06-11 Economic measures assist nearly 23,000 Ontario businesses in embracing online commerce... Government of Canada
2020-06-11 Economic measures $45 million through the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) for the 2020–21 fiscal year to fund its most pr... Government of Canada
2020-06-11 Economic measures $31.5 million through the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) for the 2020–21 fiscal year to fund its most ... Government of Canada
2020-06-11 Economic measures $16.5 million through the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) for the 2020–21 fiscal year to fund its most ... Government of Canada
2020-06-11 Economic measures Nova Scotia has received more than $55 million through the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) for the 2020... Government of Canada
2020-06-11 Economic measures Quebec has received $495.7 million through the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) for the 2020–21 fiscal y... Government of Canada
2020-06-11 Economic measures Manitoba has received $72.5 million through the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) for the 2020–21 fiscal ... Government of Canada
2020-06-11 Economic measures Saskatchewan has received $62.5 million through the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) for the 2020–21 fis... Government of Canada
2020-06-10 Economic measures Minister Ng announces government partnership with private sector campaign to help businesses reopen ... Canada Gov.
2020-06-10 Economic measures $71.3 million to support the economy of Quebec’s regions... Government of Canada
2020-06-10 Closure of businesses and public services government partnership with private sector campaign to help businesses reopen safely amid COVID-19... Government of Canada
2020-06-09 Health screenings in airports and border crossings now require temperature screenings for all passengers flying in or to Canada. ... Government of Canada
2020-06-09 Economic measures bring together available resources for organizations buying and selling personal protective equipmen... Government of Canada
2020-06-08 Border closure  modified entry restrictions for certain immediate family members of Canadian citizens and permanent ... US Embassy
2020-06-08 Economic measures $50 Million for Montréal’s Small Businesses... Government of Canada
2020-06-07 Psychological assistance and medical social work mental health resources... Government of Canada
2020-06-06 Economic measures National disability organizations receive additional funding to support and enhance accessible comm... Government of Canada
2020-06-05 Other public health measures enforced Government delays Divorce Act amendments coming into force in response to requests from justice part... Government of Canada
2020-06-05 Economic measures $1 million to help beekeepers offset the costs of increased colony replacements due to COVID-19... Government of Canada
2020-05-28 Limit public gatherings Cruise ships with overnight accommodations allowed to carry more than 100 persons are prohibited fro... Government of Canada
2020-05-22 Border closure  The temporary restriction on all non-essential travel at the Canada-United States border has been ex... Government of Canada
2020-05-22 Emergency administrative structures activated or established Action Committee on Court Operations in Response to COVID-19... Government of Canada
2020-05-22 Awareness campaigns Government of Canada announces online tool, “Find financial help during COVID-19” to assist Cana... Government of Canada
2020-05-19 Economic measures charities and non-profit organizations requiring financial assistance to address the pandemic, can... Government of Canada
2020-05-16 Economic measures Government of Canada supports over 500 women’s shelters and sexual assault centres during the COVI... Government of Canada
2020-05-15 Economic measures Government is working with employers across the country during this unprecedented time to make sure ... Government of Canada
2020-05-14 Economic measures 2.25 million to help farmers better protect employees and ensure the continued supply of healthy foo... Government of Canada
2020-05-13 Economic measures Western Economic Diversification Canada launches Regional Relief and Recovery Fund to support local... Government of Canada
2020-05-13 Economic measures $2.3 million in support of the ongoing effort to combat COVID-19 in northwestern Saskatchewan... Government of Canada
2020-05-12 Strengthening the public health system National Research Council of Canada and USask’s VIDO-InterVac collaborate to advance development o... Government of Canada
2020-05-12 Border closure  Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) today announced the temporary suspension of service at certain ... Government of Canada
2020-05-12 Requirement to wear protective gear in public Travellers are required to wear a non-medical mask or face covering upon entry to Canada and while i... Government of Canada
2020-05-11 Awareness campaigns Health Canada has contacted companies that may be importing or distributing certain respirators, inc... Government of Canada
2020-05-10 Other public health measures enforced Indigenous Services Canada providing direct air transportation with strict, safety-first health prot... Government of Canada
2020-05-08 Emergency administrative structures activated or established new Industry Strategy Council... Government of Canada
2020-05-06 Economic measures APEC economies agree to keep markets open and trade flowing... NZ Beehive
2020-05-06 Awareness campaigns The Competition Bureau is warning all businesses against making false or misleading claims that thei... Government of Canada
2020-05-04 Economic measures $2.5 million is being provided to meet the increasing needs of centres and shelters for female victi... Government of Canada
2020-05-03 Strengthening the public health system Minister Bains announces investment in antibody discovery technology to help treat COVID-19... Government of Canada
2020-05-03 Emergency administrative structures activated or established creation of the COVID-19 Supply Council which will bring together a diverse group of leaders to pro... Government of Canada
2020-04-30 Awareness campaigns two new online platforms: get updates on COVID 19, web-based mail information service; ArriveCan all... Government of Canada
2020-04-27 Other public health measures enforced as an interim policy, Health Canada is facilitating access to products that may not fully meet curre... Government of Canada
2020-04-20 Military deployment the Canada Armed Forces were deployed in the originally requested five long-term care facilities fol... Government of Canada
2020-04-15 Other public health measures enforced Government of Canada connects Canadians with mental wellness supports during COVID-19... Gov. of Canada
2020-04-15 Strengthening the public health system conditions for companies who may temporarily produce technical grade ethanol for use in hand sanitiz... Gov. of Canada
2020-04-14 Awareness campaigns warnings against Fraudulent or unauthorized N95 masks which may not meet the same performance measur... Gov. of Canada
2020-04-14 Strengthening the public health system ncreased flexibility for law enforcement agencies, including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, loca... Gov. of Canada
2020-04-14 Requirement to wear protective gear in public all travellers arriving in Canada will be required to wear a non-medical mask or face covering to pr... Gov. of Canada
2020-04-14 Introduction of isolation and quarantine policies An updated Order is being issued, under which any traveller arriving in Canada—whether they are sy... Gov. of Canada
2020-04-14 Isolation and quarantine policies An updated Order is being issued, under which any traveller arriving in Canada—whether they are sy... Gov. of Canada
2020-04-14 Economic measures Joint Ministerial Statement affirming commitment to ensuring supply chain connectivity amidst the CO... NZ MFAT
2020-04-13 Economic measures $50 million to help farmers, fish harvesters, and all food production and processing employers, put ... Gov. of Canada
2020-04-13 General recommendations Public Health Agency of Canada releases interim guidance for infection prevention and control of COV... Gov. of Canada
2020-04-11 Emergency administrative structures activated or established COVID-19 Emergency Response Act, No. 2 to Help Businesses Keep Canadians in their Jobs... Gov. of Canada
2020-04-10 Emergency administrative structures activated or established establishing the COVID-19 Disability Advisory Group, comprised of experts in disability inclusion... Gov. of Canada
2020-04-07 General recommendations non-medical masks do not replace social distancing and hygiene measures, but if they enhance a sense... Gov. of Canada
2020-04-06 Limit public gatherings new measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission on commercial passenger vessels and ferries... Gov. of Canada
2020-04-06 Economic measures Canada Emergency Response Benefit for individuals and families ... Gov. of Canada
2020-04-05 Economic measures allocation of $159.5 million in funding to support international efforts to fight the COVID-19 pande... Gov. of Canada
2020-04-04 Other public health measures enforced Canada announces support to those experiencing homelessness and women fleeing gender-based violence ... Gov. of Canada
2020-04-03 Strengthening the public health system Government of Canada partners with Amazon to help get personal protective equipment to front‑line ... Gov. of Canada
2020-04-01 Economic measures Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy to Help Businesses Keep Canadians in their jobs; 75 per cent of the fi... Gov. of Canada
2020-03-31 Awareness campaigns information to those intending to 3D print PPE in response to the COVID-19 crisis, in order to ensu... Gov. of Canada
2020-03-26 General recommendations Wearing a facial covering/non-medical mask in the community has not been proven to protect the perso... Gov. of Canada
2020-03-25 Surveillance and monitoring Spot checks will be conducted by the Government of Canada to verify compliance with quarantine/isola... Gov. of Canada
2020-03-25 Isolation and quarantine policies New Order Makes Self-Isolation Mandatory for Individuals Entering Canada. Failure to comply with th... Government of Canada
2020-03-25 Strengthening the public health system Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is working diligently to address the challenges and concerns ... Government of Canada
2020-03-25 Introduction of isolation and quarantine policies New Order Makes Self-Isolation Mandatory for Individuals Entering Canada. Failure to comply with th... Government of Canada
2020-03-23 Strengthening the public health system announced support to quickly mobilize Canadian researchers and life sciences companies to support l... Prime Minister of Canada
2020-03-22 Limit public gatherings Quebec bans public gatherings of all sizes... Global News
2020-03-22 Economic measures Government requests recall of the House of Commons to help workers and businesses during COVID-19 cr... Prime Minister of Canada
2020-03-20 Awareness campaigns No scientific evidence that ibuprofen worsens COVID-19 symptoms... Government of Canada
2020-03-20 Strengthening the public health system Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry: support these businesses to rapidly scale up production or re... Prime Minister of Canada
2020-03-20 Border closure  Prime Minister announces temporary border agreement with the United States... Prime Minister of Canada
2020-03-19 Strengthening the public health system Government of Canada funds 49 additional COVID-19 research projects... Government of Canada
2020-03-18 International flights suspension Bar foreign nationals from all countries except the United States from entering Canada. The measure ... Prime Minister of Canada
2020-03-18 Economic measures more support for workers and businesses through Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan... Prime Minister of Canada
2020-03-18 Strengthening the public health system Health Canada expedites access to COVID-19 diagnostic laboratory test kits and other medical devices... Government of Canada
2020-03-17 State of emergency declared Ontario declares state of emergency. grocery stores, convenience stores, pharmacies, manufacturing f... Global News
2020-03-16 Introduction of isolation and quarantine policies All travellers to Canada self-isolate for 14 days upon entry, with exceptions for workers who are es... Prime Minister of Canada
2020-03-16 General recommendations All Canadians avoid non-essential travel outside the country until further notice. Canadian travelle... Prime Minister of Canada
2020-03-16 Isolation and quarantine policies All travellers to Canada self-isolate for 14 days upon entry, with exceptions for workers who are es... Prime Minister of Canada
2020-03-16 Schools closure  Some provinces have closed schools for a few weeks.... The Globe and Mail
2020-03-14 Border closure  All non-essential travel outside of Canada, cruise ships unable to dock in country until 1 July... Government of Canada
2020-03-14 Health screenings in airports and border crossings ... US Embassy
2020-03-13 Limit public gatherings British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec have all banned events larger than 250 people. New Brunswick an... The Guardian
2020-03-13 Strengthening the public health system provinces and territories with critical health care systems will be given 500 million ... Government of Canada
2020-03-13 Awareness campaigns Minister of Indigenous Services Marc Miller provided an update on the work being done by Indigenous ... Prime Minister of Canada
2020-03-13 General recommendations official global travel advisory to avoid non-essential travel abroad.... Government of Canada
2020-03-11 Economic measures $1 billion COVID-19 Response Fund... Prime Minister of Canada
2020-03-04 Emergency administrative structures activated or established Prime Minister creates committee on COVID-19... Prime Minister of Canada
2020-02-29 Visa restrictions To help impacted clients, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has expanded its spec... Government of Canada
2020-02-15 Isolation and quarantine policies 14 day quarantine for those with symptoms or those returning from cruise ships. Elderly (those over... Government of Canada
2020-02-15 Introduction of isolation and quarantine policies 14 day quarantine for those with symptoms or those returning from cruise ships. Elderly (those over... Government of Canada
2020-02-02 Emergency administrative structures activated or established Prime Minister Justin Trudeau convened the Incident Response Group... Prime Minister of Canada
2020-01-26 General recommendations avoid non-essential travel to the province of Hubei, China, including the cities of Wuhan, Huanggang... Government of Canada
2020-01-25 Isolation and quarantine policies anyone returning from Wuhan, China placed in isolation... Government of Canada
2020-01-25 Introduction of isolation and quarantine policies anyone returning from Wuhan, China placed in isolation... Government of Canada
2020-01-25 Awareness campaigns messaging on arrival screens at the Toronto, Montréal and Vancouver international airports remindin... Government of Canada
1970-01-01 International flights suspension Restricted arrival from other countries into specific airports...
1970-01-01 Border closure  All non-residents and non-citizens are unable to enter the country...
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