Grow your career on AgCareers.com

Advanced Search

COVID-19 Resources for Canadian Agriculture Employers and Employees
March 26, 2020


COVID-19 Information and Resources for Agricultural Employers and Employees

 

With the swift and unprecedented impact of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the agriculture industry in Canada, it can be difficult to navigate all the information and resources available to help you in this time of crisis. With the rapid increase in business closures and associated job losses, many employers and employees in the ag industry are trying to understand what assistance is available to them and how to access it.

 

Below you will find links to various resources for Canadian employers and employees to help guide you to the appropriate information and supports available. You will also find links to all major agriculture associations and organizations in Canada, as well as links to provincial and territorial government websites, to help you stay up to date on industry-related COVID-19 news and announcements.

 

Job Seeker Tips for Job Searching During the COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Employee Tips: Working From Home 

Interviewing for a Remote Position

Writing a Skills-Based Resume

Forgotten Rules of the Phone Interview

Upping Your Ambiguity IQ

What to Look for in a Manager

Contract Jobs: The In’s & Out’s

Ideas for Stressed Job Seekers

 

COVID-19 Information and Resources for Canadian Employers

 

Agri-Food Employers & COVID-19

AgCareers.com Offering Free Temporary Seasonal Job Postings

Canadian Report:  The Agriculture Workforce & COVID-19

Managing Remote Staff

Remote Recruiting Tips

Virtual Recruiting Tips for Businesses During COVID-19

Supporting You and Your Employees with Free Online Learning

Agribusiness Workforce Preparations for Coronavirus

Making Mental Health a Priority at Work

Essential worker - template letter

Resources for Canadian Businesses: COVID-19

COVID-19 Answers to Employer Questions from the Canadian Payroll Association

8 Questions Employers Should Ask About Coronavirus

COVID-19 Response Planning: Is Your Business Prepared?

Update Your HR Plan for COVID-19

The Leader’s Guide to Managing COVID-19 Panic

Information and Tips on COVID-19

Managing the Coronavirus (COVID-19) for Employers

Printable handwashing Instruction Poster

Printable About Coronavirus Disease Fact Sheet (COVID-19) Poster

Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council - Information and Tips on COVID-19

COVID-19 Canadian Supply Chain Issues

Temporary Foreign Workers Exempt from Canada’s Travel ban

Calling All Suppliers – Help Canada Combat Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

 

COVID-19 Information and Resources for Canadian Employees and Job Seekers

 

Making Working from Home Work for You

Agricultural Employment’s COVID-19 Response

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) – Employment and Social Development Canada

EI Sickness Benefits: Apply

Support for Workers and Businesses Through Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Available Jobs in Agriculture, Food, Natural Resources and Biotechnology

 

Canadian Government COVID-19 Information and Resources by Province and Territory

 

Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Northwest Territories

Nova Scotia

Nunavut

Ontario

Prince Edward Island

Quebec – English

Quebec - Français

Saskatchewan

Yukon Territory

 

Canadian Agriculture Associations and Organizations

 

4-H Canada

Agricultural Adaptation Council

Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Canada's Outstanding Young Farmers Program

Canadian Young Farmers' Forum

La Coop fédérée

National Farmers Union

Union des producteurs agricoles

 

Canadian Dairy Associations and Organizations

 

Canadian Dairy Commission

Canadian Dairy Information Centre

Canadian Dairy Network

Dairy Farmers of Canada

Dairy Processors Association of Canada

National Livestock Identification for Dairy

 

Canadian Poultry and Poultry Products Associations and Organizations

 

Canadian Hatching Egg Producers

Canadian Poultry and Egg Processors Council

Canadian Poultry Research Council

Chicken Farmers of Canada

Egg Farmers of Canada

Further Poultry Processors Association of Canada

Poultry Industry Council

Turkey Farmers of Canada

 

Canadian Plant and Plant Products Associations and Organizations

 

Canadian Christmas Tree Growers Association

Canadian Nursery Landscape Association

Canadian Ornamental Horticulture Alliance

Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association

Flowers Canada Growers

National Sunflower Association of Canada

 

Canadian Meat and Meat Products Associations and Organizations

 

Canada Beef

Canadian Meat Council

Canada Pork International

National Renderers Organization

Canadian Beef Grading Agency

 

Canadian Livestock-General Associations and Organizations

 

Canadian Animal Health Coalition

Canadian Animal Health Institute

Canadian Livestock Genetics Association

Canadian Livestock Records Corporation

Livestock Markets Association of Canada

National Farm Animal Care Council

Animal Nutrition Association of Canada

 

Canadian Livestock-Bovine Associations and Organizations

 

Canadian Cattlemen's Association

National Cattle Feeders' Association

Canadian Cattle Identification Agency

Canadian Beef Breeds Council

Ayrshire Breeders' Association of Canada

Canadian Angus Association

Canadian Blonde d'Aquitaine Association

Canadian Brown Swiss and Braunvieh Association

Canadian Charolais Association

Canadian Dexter Cattle Association

Canadian Galloway Association

Canadian Gelbvieh Association

Canadian Guernsey Association

Canadian Highland Cattle Society

Canadian Hereford Association

Canadian Limousin Association

Canadian Milking Shorthorn Society

Canadian Murray Grey Association

Canadian Shorthorn Association

Canadian Simmental Association

Canadian South Devon Association

Canadian Speckle Park Association

Salers Association of Canada

Holstein Canada

Jersey Canada

 

Canadian Livestock-Sheep Associations and Organizations

 

Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited

Canadian Sheep Breeders Association

Canadian Sheep Federation

 

Canadian Livestock-Equine Associations and Organizations

 

Equestrian Canada

 

Canadian Livestock-Goat Associations and Organizations

 

Canadian Goat Genetics

Canadian Goat Society

Canadian National Goat Federation

Canadian Meat Goat Association

 

Canadian Livestock-Swine Associations and Organizations

 

Canadian Pork Council

Canadian Swine Breeders Association

Canadian Swine Exporters Association

 

Canadian Livestock-Alternative Associations and Organizations

 

Alpaca Canada

Alpaca Livestock Producers and Cooperators Association

Canada Mink Breeders Association

Canadian Bison Association

Canadian Llama and Alpaca Association

Llama Canada

 

Canadian Fish and Seafood Associations and Organizations

 

Aboriginal Aquaculture Association

Association of Seafood Producers

Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance

Aquaculture Association of Canada

Canadian Association of Prawn Producers

Canadian Albacore Tuna

Canadian Sablefish Association

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Geoduck / Underwater Harvesters Association

Groundfish Enterprise Council of Canada

Lobster Council of Canada

 

Canadian Organics Associations and Organizations

 

Canada Organic Trade Association

Canadian Organic Growers

Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada

Organic Federation of Canada

 

Canadian Honey / Syrup Associations and Organizations

 

Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists

Canadian Honey Council

 

Canadian Oilseeds, Cereals and Grains Associations and Organizations

 

Brewing and Malting Barley Research Institute

Canadian Canola Growers Association

Canadian Forage and Grassland Association

Canada Grains Council

Canadian Grain Commission

Canadian International Grains Institute

Canadian Oilseed Processors Association

Canola Council of Canada

Flax Council of Canada

Grain Growers of Canada

Malting Industry Association of Canada

SeCan Association

Soy Canada

 

Canadian Pulses and Special Crops Associations and Organizations

 

Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance

Canadian International Grains Institute

Canadian Seed Growers Association

Canadian Seed Institute

Canadian Seed Trade Association

Canadian Special Crops Association

Canadian Spice Association

Canadian Sugar Institute

Pulse Canada

Seeds of Diversity

 

Canadian Exporting and Marketing Associations and Organizations

 

Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance

Canadian Agri-Marketing Association

Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters

Canadian Association of Fairs and Exhibitions

Canadian Food Exporters Association

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters

Fruit and Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation

 

Canadian Safety, Inspection and Standards Associations and Organizations

 

Canadian Agricultural Safety Association

Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian On-Farm Food Safety Working Group

Canadian Supply Chain Food Safety Coalition

Health Canada

Standards Council of Canada

 

Canadian Research Associations and Organizations

 

Agricultural Institute of Canada

BIOTECanada

Canadian Association for Food Studies

Canadian Centre for Agri-food Research in Health and Medicine

Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation

Canadian Faculties of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine

Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Canadian Society of Agronomy

CropLife Canada

George Morris Centre

Institute of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

International Institute for Sustainable Development

Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

 

Canadian - Other Associations and Information

 

Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute

Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council

Canadian Association of Farm Advisors

Farm Management Canada

Fertilizer Canada

Canadian Food Industry Council

Canadian Health Food Association

Canadian Natural Products Association

Renewable Industries Canada

Halal Advisory Group

Natural Products and Agri-Food Network

Soil Conservation Council of Canada

 

Mental Health and Wellness Resources

 

During this stressful time, it’s important to maintain your mental health and wellness. If you feel overwhelmed by the impacts of business closures, job loss, self-isolation or quarantine, reach out right away and speak with a professional how can help.

 

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Resources

 

Online Webinars and Workshops

 

Online webinars and workshops are a great way to stay engaged and advance your skills. AgCareers.com is pleased to offer several industry-related webinars and workshops.

 

Professional Online Agricultural Webinars and Workshops


AgCareers.com is here to offer support. To assist our employers and job seeker community, we have compiled a list of resources regarding COVID-19 and the agriculture industry. You will also find employment resources to help navigate through these difficult times.
USA | CANADA | Temporary Job Listings
Close[X]
Last Updated: 04/01/2020