COVID-19 Information & Resources

**We have created this page to bring you curated articles and information together with links to government websites to keep you updated on COVID-19 developments.**

 

Share Your Experience

If you are currently tackling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on your global mobility programs and would like to share your experiences, reach out to us at info@cerc.ca.

 

Latest Updates

Provincial COVID-19 Re-opening Updates & Travel Restrictions

Global Mobility COVID-19 Global Tracker (Courtesy of our friends at KPMG)

CRA opinion regarding taxability of an allowance paid by the employer to an employee for the purpose of acquiring equipment for teleworking (Courtesy of our friends at Deloitte)

OECD Secretariat Analysis of Tax Treaties and the Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis  - Outlines tax considerations, including Permanent Establishment, Cross-border Workers and Residency

COVID-19 Updates from Asia - Service Delivery and International School Status (Courtesy of our friends at Relo Network Asia)

 

COVID-19 Trackers by Country

The following are links to various COVID Trackers with insights by country, courtesy of our friends at EY.

Global COVID-19 Immigration Tracker: The Immigration Tracker provides a snapshot of travel restrictions and the immigration impact in countries around the world as governments respond to the ongoing crisis.

Global Tax Policy Tracker

Labor/Employment Law Tracker


CERC News Brief

We have developed a short news brief to keep you updated on important developments and highlight links and resources available on our website.

April 2020: CERC News Brief


CERC Corporate Member Roundtable Discussions

To help our members cope with some of the challenges of COVID-19, we have been hosting a series of roundtable meetings with small groups of corporate CERC members to share experiences and solutions in an open and supportive format.

Notes from the meetings are shared below. 

June 26, 2020: Peer to Peer Roundtables (Session 11)

June 25, 2020: Peer to Peer Roundtables (Session 10)

June 24, 2020: Peer to Peer Roundtables (Session 9)

May 27, 2020: Peer to Peer Roundtables (Session 8)

May 21, 2020: Peer to Peer Roundtables (Session 7)

May 12, 2020: Peer to Peer Roundtables (Session 6)

May 5, 2020: Corporate Member Roundtables (Session 5)

April 30, 2020: Corporate Member Roundtables (Session 4)

April 16, 2020: Corporate Member Roundtables (Session 3)

March 31, 2020: Corporate Member Roundtables (Session 2)

March 26, 2020: Corporate Member Roundtables (Session 1)

 

CERC Industry Surveys

March 23, 2020: The Ongoing Impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Corporate Travel and Employee Relocations: Survey II

March 2, 2020: The Impact of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) on Corporate Travel and Employee Relocations


CERC Webinars

July 16, 2020: COVID Pandemic – The Road to Recovery

June 18, 2020: Emerging from COVID – The New Normal - Part II

June 4, 2020: Economic Update: Impact of COVID Pandemic for Relocation - Part I

May 13, 2020: Managing Global Mobility Amidst the Chaos of COVID-19 (Part III) - What Comes Next?

April 23, 2020: Managing Global Mobility Amidst the Chaos of COVID-19 (Part II)

April 2, 2020: Coping with COVID-19 while Responding to Client Needs

March 19, 2020:  Managing Global Mobility Amid the Chaos of COVID-19

March 19, 2020: Questions & Comments


Helpful Articles

April 29, 2020: What will the return to normal look like? (Courtesy of Relo Network Asia)

April 3, 2020: Getting ahead of the next stage of the coronavirus crisis

March 27, 2020: Impact of COVID-19 on Global Immigration

March 2020: COVID-19 Global Mobility Tax Considerations for Mobility Managers



Government of Canada

Public Health

PHAC COVID-19 Interactive Dashboard

Travel Advisories

Immigration Refugees Citizenship Canada

Canada Border Services Agency

Department of Finance

Federal Government's Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers Program




US Government

John Hopkins COVID-19 Dashboard

USA.gov 

Department of Homeland Security

For the latest official information from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force at the White House , visit Coronavirus.gov.

Department of Homeland Security has information on arrival restrictions for certain foreign nationals, restrictions for Canada and Mexico border crossing, and news & updates.

Department of State has advisories for international travelers.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) offers guidance for air travelers.

Federal Transit Administration (FTA) offers guidance for transit agencies.

 

European Union

EU Coronavirus Response

European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control

European Commission Live, Work & Travel

EU Migration & Home Affairs

Canada and the European Union

 

Country Specific Resources

Click here for Country Specific COVID-19 Resources & Information

 
Health Resources
World Health Organization

Centers for Disease Control

 

 

 

*The information contained herein is of a general nature and is not intended to address the circumstances of any particular individual or entity. Although we endeavor to provide accurate and timely information, there can be no guarantee that such information is accurate as of the date it is received or that it will continue to be accurate in the future. No one should act on such information without appropriate professional advice after a thorough examination of the particular situation.

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