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.

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Industry Updates:

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:

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/

Mental Health:

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

Provincial Updates:

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