COVID-19 RESOURCES

The Canadian Women’s Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing its members and the broader community with the information they need during the COVID-19 crisis.

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$1 for the first 3-Months of CanWCC Membership

To support women-identified entrepreneurs, founders, and business owners during this challenging and uncertain time, CanWCC is providing the first 3-months of membership for one dollar ($1).

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Enter coupon code: 1FOR3CANWCC  No coupon code required.

This offer expires on June 30, 2020We are extending this offer to September 30, 2020!

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Latest News


Reminder! You can now apply for period 5 of the #CERB.
If you’re still unable to work due to #COVID19, you can apply here ➡️ http://ow.ly/CJsS50AwPt8

In the meantime, you can check Job Bank for employment opportunities ➡️ http://ow.ly/ELlv50AwPt7 #CdnTax

Attn property owners - you can now opt-in to receive #RentRelief for the month of July.

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with @POTUS Donald Trump. Read a summary of the call here: http://ow.ly/kDFX50AxbTj

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We’re helping to increase awareness & reduce the stigma of #FASD in Quebec through a project with the Association pour la santé publique du Québec. The investment of nearly $1M announced today will help support this initiative and prevent FASD in Canada. http://ow.ly/reim50vNUJH

Canadians deserve to live their lives in comfort and dignity. Yet, only 30% of people have access to #palliative care. This Action Plan on #PalliativeCare provides next steps for #HealthCanada to help improve end-of-life care in Canada.

The @NCCDH_CCNDS is helping to address inequalities in our society that affect the health of Canadians. I was pleased to visit them today at @stfxuniversity and announce an eight-year renewal of their funding. #HealthEquity #HealthResearch http://ow.ly/wJWD50vK08B

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List of Resources


Government: Federal

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Additional Support for Canadian Businesses from the Economic Impacts of COVID-19: An explanation of various supports for businesses (e.g. extension of tax filing dates, loan programs for businesses).
https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/03/additional-support-for-canadian-businesses-from-the-economic-impact-of-covid-19.html

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Canada Emergency Response Benefit: How to Apply
https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/cerb-application.html

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Assistance from Regional Development Agencies
http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/icgc.nsf/eng/07677.html

Advocacy and Policy

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UN Women (2020). COVID-19: How to include marginalized and vulnerable people in risk communication and community engagement.
https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/news%20and%20events/stories/2020/covid-19_communityengagement_130320.pdf?la=en&vs=5405

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Gender and the Economy Research and Insights: Gender inequality and COVID-19
https://www.gendereconomy.org/covid-19-and-inequality/

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Centre for feminist foreign policy: Feminist resources on the pandemic
https://centreforfeministforeignpolicy.org/feminist-resources-on-the-pandemic

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Helen Lewis’s article in the Atlantic (March 19, 2020): The Coronavirus is a disaster for feminism.
https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2020/03/feminism-womens-rights-coronavirus-covid19/608302/

Consolidated Resource Lists

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Women’s Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH): A comprehensive list of resources sourced from WEKH's network and program partners.
https://wekh.ca/covid-19-resources-for-women-entrepreneurs/

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CBC News Compilation: Financial help for Canadians affected by COVID-19
https://newsinteractives.cbc.ca/coronavirusbenefits/