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Free training and resources aimed at easing the transition to remote work.

Free tools, resources, and financial help for business owners hit by COVID-19.

Mental health tips from a company that has only ever worked remotely.

To help businesses prepare for and manage through a potential COVID-19 escalation in Canada, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce has developed a brief guide and compiled some useful resources.

Remote Working: Setting Yourself and Your Teams Up for Success (13 hours of content)

Support for businesses and employees navigating COVID-19.

Job Postings

Canadian companies hiring during the COVID-19 pandemic (source):

In collaboration with the Guelph Chamber of Commerce, the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph presents Leading Through Crisis, a webinar series for organizational leaders in the profit and not-for-profit sectors. Join the free, 60-minute weekly webinars, for analyses, tips and tools to help guide businesses through these turbulent times. The series will cover topics relevant to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the global economy.

A community initiative featuring a list of companies hiring in Canada during the COVID-19 crisis.

Resources to help small businesses transition to working from home.


The Star is gathering your questions about EI and CERB and attempting to answer your concerns. If you don’t see your question, send it in and we’ll try to get the answer.

Employment Insurance, Pensions, Child Benefits, etc.

The Ministry of Education is providing financial support to parents to assist with the costs of educational resources during school and child care closures as a result of Ontario’s declared emergency to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Canadians can start to apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) this week and there are some new details to be aware of.