Alberta Council of Disability Services

COVID-19 Government Resources

The Alberta government and Government of Canada are offering a range of financial resources and health information related to COVID-19.

COVID-19 Federal Government Supports: A breakdown of the current supports available from the federal government available to employers and employees. Updated October 2, 2020

Alberta Government Resources for COVID 19

General Information: COVID-19 statistics, public health orders, resources, and financial supports

Legislation and Orders: A listing of all new legislation and Public Health Orders related to COVID-19

CMOH 23-2020 Webinar Slides: From May 27-29 Alberta Health Services hosted a webinar series to offer clarity regarding Public Health Order CMOH 23-2020. The slides are now avaialble, along with a Q&A document 

Weekly Q & A for Disability Service Providers: Information from the Ministry of Community and Social Services for the Community Disability Services sector related to COVID-19

Support for Employers and Employees: Information on immediate funding available for businesses, employers, and employees affected by COVID-19

WCB Premium Relief for Employers: Fact sheet regarding deferrals, refunds, and waivers of 2020 WCB premiums are available to employers

OHS Respiratory Viruses and the Workplace: A bulletin for employers, supervisors and workers about minimizing risk from respiratory viruses in the workplace

Guidelines for Continuous Masking in Home Care and Congregate Living SettingsThis resource offers clarity around the continuous masking rules issued with the April 10 Public Health Order.

Canadian Government Website Resources

General Information: Statistics, symptoms, prevention and risk, information for travellers, and Canada's economic response to COVID-19

Federal Government COVID-19 Measures – Implications for Sector Organizations: A third party chart created to help the non-profit sector navigate the various economic initiatives available from the federal government.

COVID-19 Outbreak Update: Current statistics and up-to-date information about COVID-19 in Canada, including a breakdown of cases by province

Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response PlanInformation on current economic supports for individuals and bussinesses affected by COVID-19

Wage Subsidy for Employers FAQAnswers to common questions regarding the temporary wage subsidies available to employers experiencing a downturn in business as a result of COVID-19

Bishop & McKenzie Law Firm: Q & A on applying for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (April 14, 2020)