Resources & Support

 

Federal

Canada Covid-19 Federal Resource and Information Page

 

Regional Relief and Recovery Fund: COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has already had significant impacts on businesses, workers and communities across the country.  The Government of Canada recognizes this and will be there to support you during and after the crisis. That’s why we have created the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF).


Prime Minister announces support for research staff in Canada

From life-saving cancer treatments to clean technologies that protect our environment, thousands of research staff in Canada are driving discoveries and innovations that support our well-being and our economy.


Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to support Canadians and businesses facing hardship as a result of the global COVID-19 outbreak…


Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): For businesses and employees

Support for workers, considerations for businesses navigating COVID-19 disruptions, Economic Response Plan, guidance for federal employees…


Government provides tariff relief to importers of certain medical goods

The Government of Canada continues to take immediate, significant and decisive action to protect Canadians’ health and safety, and to support Canadian jobs and the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic…

 

Provincial (BC)

British Columbia’s Response to COVID-19

BC’s Restart Plan lays out a series of steps that we will take together to protect people and ensure that our province can come back from COVID-19 stronger than before…


COVID-19 Economic Development Resources

The BC COVID-19 Action Plan outlines B.C.’s first steps to support people, businesses and services…


COVID-19 Updates: Provincial Tax & Revenue Changes

The B.C. government is bringing financial relief for people and businesses as we address the effects of COVID-19. 

 

Other

Clinical Trials BC’s COVID-19 Resource Page

At Clinical Trials BC (CTBC), our team is dedicated to supporting the clinical trials community as part of our BC AHSN COVID-19 response. There are multiple clinical trials authorized for COVID-19 in Canada, many of which are being conducted in British Columbia…


Navigating Health Canada & FDA COVID-19 Medical Device Authorization

On Tuesday, April 21, 2020, as we were all practicing social distancing, LifeSciences BC hosted a Zoom webinar on “How to Navigate Health Canada and US FDA COVID-19 Expedited Medical Device Authorizations” attended by over 150 people from a plethora of companies…


NSERC Alliance COVID-19 grants

NSERC supports over 11,000 world-class researchers across Canada, and we fund their research collaborations with over 4,000 companies…


Digital Technology Supercluster’s COVID-19 Program

The Digital Technology Supercluster is leading the development of solutions to some of the biggest issues created by COVID-19…


Gov’t of Canada National Research Council: The Pandemic Response Challenge

The Pandemic Response Challenge program brings together the best Canadian and international researchers to fast‑track research and development (R&D) aimed at specific COVID-19 gaps and challenges identified by Canada’s health experts…


Innovative Solutions Canada

Innovative Solutions Canada helps Canadian innovators by funding R&D and testing prototypes in real-life settings…


Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

SSHRC supports postsecondary-based research, research training and knowledge mobilization activities in the social sciences and humanities…


Canadian Institutes of Health Research

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is Canada’s federal funding agency for health research…


Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

Breakthrough answers to timeless questions…


MSFHR Launches COVID-19 Research Response Fund & First Call For Proposals

The MSFHR COVID-19 Research Response Fund opens today (April 6) with the first of several funding calls for BC researchers…


Innovate BC: Funding, expertise and connections that power innovation and growth

We represent the Government of British Columbia in B.C.’s innovation ecosystem, linking innovators to funding, resources and support to help companies in every corner of the province grow…


Mitacs can help. Got a Business Idea to Help Combat COVID-19?

If you’re a small to medium-sized business (SME) with an idea that can help in Canada’s fight to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, a national research organization is poised to help your company rapidly transform that concept into reality…


Mitacs powers research & development

We are the key link between industry and post-secondary institutions, driving collaborations at home and abroad to develop projects which solve business challenges, and develop the nation’s innovation capacity…


Genome BC

We lead academia, government and industry to develop world-class genome sciences that deliver social and economic benefits to British Columbia, Canada and beyond…


Genome Canada

If the 20th century was that of silicon, the 21st century will be that of biology…