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Support for Sectors - Agriculture, Agri-Food, Aquaculture and Fisheries

The Government of Canada is taking steps to support processors, producers and agri-food businesses who are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19. These measures include support for workers, increased credit, and increased funding for costs incurred by COVID-19. The following provides a brief summary of these government programs, including details relating to eligibility, how to apply and general terms and conditions, as applicable. We will endeavour to update this page on a daily basis. However, for a complete and up to date description, please consult the applicable program webpage. Should you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to a Goodmans lawyer. Programs include:



Mandatory Isolation Support for Temporary Foreign Workers Program (“MISTFWP”)

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Increasing Credit Availability

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The Canadian Seafood Stabilization Fund ("CSSF") 

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The National AgriRecovery Initiative  

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The Canadian Dairy Commission Borrowing Limit

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The AgriStability Initiative

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Expanding AgriInsurance

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Fish Harvester Benefit and Grant Program

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Closed Programs


The Emergency Processing Fund

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The Surplus Food Purchase Program

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Youth Employment and Skills Program ("YESP")

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Agri-Food Workplace Protection Program

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