COVID-19 HR Resources

Quick links to information related to government support programs, layoffs/recalls, employee leaves, employee recruitment, retention and engagement during a pandemic. Check back regularly, as new resources continue to be added as they become available.


Recruitment/Employee Recalls

Hire a Student – Available Funding

Employee Engagement

Government Programs

General Information

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Wage Subsidy

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)

Supplementary Unemployment Benefits (SUB) Program

Canada Summer Jobs Program

Work-Sharing Program

BC Emergency Benefit

BC Housing

BC Employer Training Grant

Employee Time Off

Temporary Layoffs

Temporary Foreign Workers



Health & Safety in the Workplace

Other Supports