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Environment and Industry (COVID-19)

Fish Harvester Benefit and Grant Program

  • This page addresses the Fish Harvester Benefit and Grant Program, which is benefit given on behalf of Fisheries and Oceans Canada to help financially support fish harvesters whose livelihoods have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • This page discusses how the benefit and grant program are taxable, the details of the application, the details of the second payment of this benefit, how the payment may adjust depending on income loss, and the overview and eligibi

COVID-19 Resources for the Agriculture Sector

  • This resource outlines all of the efforts made by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to support producers, processors, and agri-food businesses throughout COVID-19
  • This page presents resources for producers, businesses, farm workers, and temporary foreign workers, and gives information on public health guidance, personal protective equipment, trade, transportation, food supply, and agriculture research.

Emergency COVID-19 Farm Support

  • The Emergency On-Farm Support Fund is a $35 million investment to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on farms and within the living quarters of farm employees.
  • In particular, this page includes who is eligible, which measures can be used for this fund, how much each applicant can receive, and details regarding applications and timelines for funding.

Combatting the Environmental Impacts of PPE

  • This news release highlights the Minister of Innovation, Science, and Industry's announcement to begin limiting the impact of personal protective equipment (PPE) on the environment through two new challenges through an Innovative Solutions Canada program.
  • This page discusses the details of the challenges, possible funding available for successful applicants, and the need to address the impact that PPE has on the environment.

COVID-19 and the Natural Resource Sector

  • This publication outlines the policies implemented within the natural resources sectors of Canada throughout COVID-19.
  • Measures have been implemented to protect local Indigenous communities where natural resource extraction occurs, employees of work and industrial camps, employees in the energy, mining and forest sectors, and changes have been made to ensure the industry is preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.