Important Updates (May 12, 2020) :

  • Government announces help for employers to meet their labour needs.

    The Government is announcing, effective immediately, a new, temporary policy that will drastically reduce the time it takes for a temporary foreign worker to start a new job. Read more




  Quebec : 

  • Quebec Ministry of Health and Social Services : learn more
  • Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food : learn more 
  •  Concerted temporary action program for business : learn more


 Canada : 

  • Public Health Agency of Canada : learn more 
  • Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) - Employment and Social Development Canada: Changes to Employment Insurance: Learn More
  • Canada outline measures to support the economy and the financial sector : learn more
  • Travel advice and adivosries : learn more 
  • Canada government : exemptions to travel restrictions to protect Canadians and support the economy : learn more


 Food and health safety : 

  • Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Prevention and risks : learn more 
  • Risk-informed decision-making for mass gatherings during COVID-19 pandemics : learn more 

  • Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): CFIA Information for industry : learn more

  • MAPAQ: Covid-19 and food safety : learn more


 Transport and commercial exchanges : 

  • (Transport)new measures for COVID-19 response : learn more
  • UPDATED FAQs: What Canadian exporters need to know about the coronavirus (COVID-19) : learn more

  • (Transport) Informative document from Via Prévention concerning preventive measures at COVID-19 (french only) : Read


 Jobs and safety at work : 

  • QPMA's initiative : Proposed give way letter for employees in the the Bio Food essential services :  learn more
  • CNESST Questions and answers concerning COVID-19 (french only) : learn more
  • Temporary Aid for Workers Program : learn more
  • Conference Board of Canada : Implications for Canada and the Economic Impact: learn more 


Industry partners : 

  • CPMA : Covid-19 updates : learn more
  • Quebec process food council (CTAQ) : updates (french only) : learn more
  • Canadian Horticultural Council : COIVD-19 information center en savoir plus
  • Quebec growers union (french only) learn more
  • Agri-Food Export Group : How COVID-19 impacts exports : learn more
  • BCF business lawyers : COVID-19, solutions to address this situation : learn more