Government Support for COVID-19

Date posted: March 31, 2020 | Author: Chad Swance, Director of Regulatory Affairs and Trade Compliance


All levels of government are taking actions to support Canadian business during this time. 

Below are links to government resources that may be helpful to your business during this time. 

With sudden changes and new announcements coming from all levels of government, we will continue to keep you updated. Our objective is to ensure you receive the necessary support and resources to plan your supply chains. Please reach out to your account managers so they may assist with any needs or changes.

Should your facility be closing as part of the efforts to flatten the COVID-19 curve, please reach out to Kuehne + Nagel to make arrangements for any outstanding deliveries. Please provide emergency contacts, alternate shipment delivery information, and shipment projections for upcoming weeks.  We are here to partner with you for the continued success of your business.

For help understanding the definition of essential services across borders and to understand what documentation will be required at the Canada – US border

Canada Border Services Agency has established a toll free line, staffed 24/7, to answer specific questions about Border Crossing: 1-800-461-9999 from within Canada, and 1-204-983-3500 or 1-506-636-5064 from outside Canada. 

EDC support for exporters

Canada Revenue Agency - Helping Canadians with the economic impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Exemptions to travel restrictions to protect Canadians and support the economy

Business Credit Availability Program   

Resources for Canadian businesses: COVID-19

Call to Action: Canadian manufacturers needed to help combat COVID-19