COVID-19 Information & Resources

COVID-19 Information & Resources

As we all navigate our lives during this uncertain time, NEW wants to provide both employees and employers with the information you need. We have listed some important websites and Facebook pages you should follow to stay up to date. 

Confederation College has announced new covid protocols that all visitors must adhere to while visiting any campus location. Effective Sept 7.21

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Follow Northwest Employment Works on Facebook for the latest COVID-19 updates and links to additional resources.


General Information:

Coronavirus Disease Information - Government of Canada 

Economic Response Plan - Government of Canada 

Social Media Federal Updates

Province of Ontario Updates

Thunder Bay District Health Unit

City of Thunder Bay - COVID-19 Updates

Town of Marathon - COVID-19 updates

City of Dryden - COVID-19 updates


Resources for Essential Workers:

Preventing COVID-19 in the workplace: Employers, employees, and essential service workers

Guidance on Essential Services and Functions in Canada During the COVID-19 Pandemic


Resources for those Laid Off as a result of COVID-19:

Economic Response Plan - Government of Canada - Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Service Canada


Support for Businesses:

Government of Canada - Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy for Employers

Government of Canada - Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan - Support for Employers

Ontario: COVID-19 Relief Measures for your business - CFIB

COVID-19 Small Business Support Centre - CFIB

Thunder Bay CEDC / Facebook 

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce / Facebook

Dryden District Chamber of Commerce / Facebook

Town of Marathon Chamber of Commerce / Facebook


Support for Self-Employed Individuals:

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Ontario: Supports for Self-Employed (coming soon) - CFIB


Working from Home:

Tips for Working from Home during COVID-19 - CTV News