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COVID-19 Education

Temporary Foreign Workers in COVID-19

  • The Guide for Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada is a comprehensive document containing all the information needed for temporary foreign workers who are travelling to Canada for work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • This document includes the guidance for prior to arrival in Canada, what to do while in Canada, the COVID-19 income supports available, procedure for changing jobs, and more.

Staying Safe during COVID-19: Advice for Businesses and Employees

  • As a result of COVID-19 outbreaks within Canadian workplaces, this policy was developed to help protect employers/employees and the surrounding community safe as provinces and territories begin re-opening their economies.
  • This page includes information for the provinces and territories specifically, for employees and employers, guidance on the required equipment to combat COVID-19 in the workplace, and other guidance regarding how to respond to COVID-19 and re-ope

COVID-19 Resources for Families

  • This resource page is intended to guide parents and children through the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • This page helps to give resources to educate children, how to help children through the challenges of COVID-19, how to help kids return to school, how to stay connected with people while following public health protocols, and tips on how to look after yourself throughout the pandemic.

COVID-19 Testing and Screening for Primary and Secondary Schools

  • This third report identifies the recommendations for testing and screening within primary and secondary schools, which is critical in ensuring in-person classes while limiting the spread of COVID-19.
  • This report includes the dire impacts caused by school closures during COVID-19, which is why guidance on an approach to screening and testing is critical to properly supporting students, families, teachers, and staff during the pandemic.

Primary and Secondary School during COVID-19

  • This guidance document is intended for administrators of kindergarten to grade 12 schools and public health authorities within the areas of these schools to discuss returning back to in-person classes.
  • It includes risk-based guidance to decision-making, how to mitigate COVID-19 in schools, the social needs of students and staff, and additional considerations for schools in isolated areas or are within Indigenous communities.

Post-Secondary Institutions during COVID-19

  • This guidance document was made by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) alongside Canadian public health experts to help local public health officials and post-secondary schools with how they can continue to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The guidance addresses the added complexities of post-secondary institutions, the reality of domestic and international travel, in-class learning, on and off-campus housing and activities, and how to plan, manage and

COVID-19 and Children

  • This report, created by the special task force led by the Chief Science Advisor of Canada, analyzes the health implications of COVID-19 on children, their ability to spread the virus and compare these findings to the impacts of social measures on the well being of children as a whole.
  • Some key findings, at the time of writing were that children are susceptible to COVID-19 but it is more