Government of Canada’s website

Details on Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response plan, including support for individuals and businesses.

Support for businesses

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

National housing agency providing public advice to financial institutions and borrowers.

Canadian Business Resilience Network

Established by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce to help Canadian businesses navigate the COVID-19 reality and prepare for recovery.

Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub

A list of COVID-19 resources available to women entrepreneurs.

Other programs + supports

ARCH Disability Law Centre’s COVID-19 Resources

A compilation of resources and updates related to COVID-19 and disability.

Canadian Urban Institute

Platform to help city builders and residents stay connected during COVID-19.

CBC’s COVID-19 Freelance Artist List 

List of emergency funding for artists and freelancers.

National Institute on Aging’s Resources Page 

A compilation of long-term care resources for residents, families, and caregivers.

Research + information

Apolitical COVID-19 Policy Watch

A website summarizing government responses to the pandemic and presented in an accessible and comparable form. You can explore policies by country or topic.

The Bell

A newsletter by Andrew Potter that summarizes evolving policies for the pandemic.

The Broadbent Institute’s Resources and Responses to COVID-19

A resource to help Canadians understand the actions of their federal, provincial, territorial and municipal governments.

Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship

Policy institute tracking what Canada’s global peers are doing to support start-ups and scale-ups impacted by COVID-19 as well as what digitization policies are being implemented.

Canadian Policy Initiatives & Podcasts

A curated list of policy initiatives compiled by Anjum Sultana.

C.D. Howe Institute’s COVID-19 Policy Measures by Country

A jurisdictional scan comparing COVID-19 policy measures in Canada with those in the US and UK.

The Canadian Urban Institute’s City Watch Canada

Tracking emergency response measures put in place by local governments across Canada.

Institute for Gender and the Economy’s Resources

Curated research and insights focusing on COVID-19 impacts through the lens of inequality.’s COVID-19 Rebound Series

A series asking Canadian leaders from a variety of backgrounds to provide their different perspectives on what Canada must focus on to overcome COVID-19 on the medical, economic and societal fronts.

The Labour Market Information Council (LMIC)’s Now of Work Project

Synthesized researching findings on COVID-19 labour market implications and policy.

People for Education’s COVID-19 Tracker

Tracking Canada’s education systems’ response to COVID-19.

Policy Options 

Analyses and insights on policy work (in both English and French) focused on Covid-19 responses.


Bring Back Main Street’s Data Primer 

A guide for researchers, analysts, advocates, and advisors who are navigating through data sources to inform urban and main street COVID-19 recovery planning.

Export Development Canada’s Economic Recovery Tracker

Monitoring trends in Canada’s economic performance to provide insight on the progress of the COVID-19 recovery.

Finances of the Nation

Assembling Canadian public finance data to be available to researchers, journalists, students, and the general public.

Toronto After the First Wave Dashboards

Publishing data visualizations showcasing life in Toronto during the COVID-19 pandemic.