In an effort to keep you connected to the latest information on COVID-19 and its ongoing impacts on agriculture, please review these resources.  We will be updating the list of resources as they become available.

Should there be something you’re in need of, reach out to us for assistance via email: pic [at] poultryindustrycouncil.ca

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Industry Updates:

The MNP COVID-19 Business Advice Centre www.mnp.ca/COVID-19, provides information and practical insights to help Ag organizations

FCC and BDO Food & Security weekly video blogs and webinar – April 27,  Info page

Guidelines for Canadian Poultry and Egg Industry in Response to COVID-19 PoultryEggGuidelines

Poultry Service Association COVID Positive Employee Protocol Template

Maple Leaf’s Pandemic Plan COVID-19, Pandemic Plan Booklet (Maple Leaf Foods, April 2, 2020) Final2

MEDIA MESSAGING for CPEPC MEMBERS’ Media Messaging for Member Companies

Guidelines for the Canadian Poultry and Egg Industry Response-to-COVID-19_

Completing Producer Shipping Receipts TFO Memo – Producer Shipping Receipts – COVID-19 TFO

Meat & Poultry Ontario meatpoultryon.ca/technical-bulletin-covid-19-resources

CFO ontariochicken.ca

Federal Updates:

Temporary Ministerial Exemption process to allow inter-provincial trade of meat and poultry products from establishments that are not federally licenced inspection.gc.ca/covid-19

Federal Safety Guidance for Transportation SAFETY_GUIDANCE_PROTECT_COMMERCIAL_DRIVERS_-_COVID_19

Guidance on Essential Services and Functions publicsafety.gc.ca

PPE and Sanitation Supply Survey from Public Safety Canada Needs Assessment Survey

Farm Credit Canada response to COVID-19 https://www.fcc-fac.ca/en/covid-19.html

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) information maintaining the integrity of the agri-food supply chain by supporting farmers. https://www.inspection.gc.ca/covid-19/eng/1584729805758/1584729899016

Temporary wage subsidy program for eligible businesses that pay remuneration to employees. https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/campaigns/covid-19-update/frequently-asked-questions-wage-subsidy-small-businesses.html

Canadian Federation of Agriculture resources and links to further information. https://www.cfa-fca.ca/resources/resources-on-covid-19/

Provincial Updates:

Find PPE supplies: ontario.ca/find_PPE

Information and Resources for Poultry Producers 2020 http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/livestock/poultry/events.html

Ontario Re-open Plan ontario-announces-additional-workplaces-that-can-reopen

Fleet Safety Council COVID 19 – FSC Provincial Meeting (16Apr2020)

Programs Overview & Eligibility OFA Summary of Govt COVID Programs as of April 16 2020

Emergency order re: Construction   Update April10-EN

Ontario Ag Jobs Portal  Ontario.ca/AgFoodJobs

OVMA has developed COVID-19 resources for veterinarians ovma.org/veterinarians/coronavirus-faq/

Ontario Extending Validation Periods for Driver, Vehicle and Carrier Products, Services and Health Cards

https://news.ontario.ca/mto/en/2020/03/ontario-extending-validation-periods-for-driver-vehicle-and-carrier-products-services-and-health-car.html?utm_source=ondemand&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=p

Employment Standards Amendment Act (Infectious Disease Emergencies) 2020

https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/03/employment-standards-amendment-act-infectious-disease-emergencies-2020.html

List of Essential Workplaces ontario.ca/essential

Safeguarding the Ontario Chicken Industry against COVID-19 (CFO & OBHECC)  COVID-19_JOINT INDUSTRY COMMUNICATION_FINAL_MARCH 27_2020

Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Fruit & Veg Growers COVID messaging for workers ENG

Fruit & Veg Grower Communication for COVID-19 

Mental Health:

Fleet Safety Council  FSC Provincial Mental Health COVID19 (April 2020)

OFA statement on managing stress during COVID-19 outbreak and other useful resources. https://ofa.on.ca/resources/managing-farm-stress-during-covid-19/

Keeping everyone on your farm healthy.

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/being-prepared.html

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/awareness-resources.html

World Health Organization Updates

WHO-2019-nCoV-Food_Safety-2020.1-eng