COVID-19 Resources for Alberta Farmers

June 3, 2020

ALBERTA GOVERNMENT

COVID-19 info for Albertans
Actions to protect Albertans and prevent the spread of novel coronavirus.

Alberta’s COVID-19 response
Landing page for all Government of Alberta COVID-19 resources.

COVID-19 Updates
Click to watch the latest update

Essential Services
Businesses currently permitted to provide services at locations accessible to the public.

Agriculture Job Connector
Matching workers with employers to fill agriculture and agri-food jobs.

Agriculture Training Support
The purpose of this program is to provide support to the agricultural and horticultural businesses and services to help address the impact of COVID-19. The program will provide a grant to eligible employers to offset the costs of training and ensuring safety protocols are in place for new employees hired from the available domestic labour pool.

Workplace Guidance for Business Owners
As the COVID-19 outbreak is an evolving situation, this document and the guidance within is subject to change and will be updated as appropriate.

COVID-19 orders and legislation
Public health orders, ministerial orders and legislation enacted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Effective immediately the agriculture and food sector, as a recognized essential service, can submit PPE orders directly to the Logistics Section of Municipal Affairs’ Alberta Emergency Management Agency’s Provincial Operations Centre (AEMA-POC) for procurement on their behalf.  click here to read the ordering instructions provided by the Government of Alberta.

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA

Canadian Emergency Business Account
The Government of Canada launched CEBA to ensure that small businesses have access to the capital they need to see them through the current challenges, and better position them to quickly return to providing services to their communities and creating employment.

Corona Virus information page

AAFC – Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – Information for industry

Hard-surface disinfectants and hand sanitizers accepted under COVID-19 interim measure
There’s an urgent need for health products that can help limit the spread of COVID-19. As an interim measure due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we’re making it possible for certain products of this type to be sold in Canada. These products may not fully meet regulatory requirements, but do not compromise the safety of Canadians.


CANOLA COUNCIL OF CANADA (CCC)

Canola Industry Update

CANADIAN CANOLA GROWERS ASSOCIATION (CCGA)

Key Priorities During Uncertain Times

CANADIAN AGRICULTURAL HR COUNCIL (CAHRC)

Comprehensive Human Resources information, tips, tools, and links.

AGSAFE ALBERTA

COVID-19 Resources

AGRICULTURAL FINANCIAL SERVICES CORPORATION (AFSC)

AFSC’s Response to COVID-19: March 22 update

AgriStability deadline extended to July 3

CANADIAN GRAIN COMMISSION

Operational changes and updates due to COVID-19

KNOW YOUR GRADE

Understand your rights and your responsibilities during the grading process

Upcoming Events

DoMoreAg: TALK, ASK, LISTEN - Online Workshop

Offered at zero cost, in bite size one-hour modules, join us October 5-8 at 1:30 Alberta time each day, to gain knowledge and skills in identifying mental illness, support, and self care. 
Oct 5 - Oct 8
Online

Agricultural Update for Professionals

The 2020 seminar (online) will consist of various topics on matrimonial property from an accounting and legal perspective.
Nov 26
Online

Alberta Canola Grower Engagement Meeting 2020

Join Alberta Canola online for an update on the activities of the Alberta Canola Producers Commission as we work to improve the long term success of Alberta's canola farmers.
Dec 1
Online

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