Planned performance audits related to COVID-19

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Pandemic Preparedness and Response

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27 January 2020: First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Canada

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Canada Emergency Response Benefit

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The Canada Emergency Response Benefit provides $2,000 a month to workers who suffered a loss of income for reasons related to COVID-19.

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Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

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27 March 2020: The federal government creates a 75% wage subsidy for eligible employers.

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Canada’s Food System

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The federal government commits $415 million to reduce food insecurity and support Canada’s food processing capabilities.

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Temporary Foreign Farm Workers

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$50 million to assist Canadian employers with costs associated with the mandatory 14-day isolation period imposed on Temporary Foreign Workers.

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Providing Medical Supplies and Personnel to Indigenous Communities

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$285 million in additional support for Indigenous Communities to respond to the public health challenges related to COVID-19.

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Personal Protective Equipment and Medical Devices

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Procurement figures:

  • 14 thousand ventilators
  • 56 million face shields
  • 124 million hospital gowns
  • 96 million N95 masksNote *

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Support for Businesses—Regional Relief and Recovery Fund

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The Regional Relief and Recovery Fund is created to provide over $1.5 billion in additional support to businesses and organizations.

More information about COVID-19 and its impacts is available on our COVID-19 Background page.