In April, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) launched an online survey to better understand employee absenteeism in the food processing sector due to COVID-19. The survey is a critical tool to help the government understand the scope of employee absenteeism issues affecting food companies in Canada.

Results from Wave 1 confirmed that about half of the companies that responded were struggling with absenteeism during the period of March 29th – April 4th. The survey for Wave 2 is open until May 21 and is available in both English and French

COVID-19: Confronting Uncertainty through & beyond the Crisis! The Power of Scenario-thinking to enhance Decision-making.
https://www2.deloitte.com/ca/en/pages/finance/articles/covid-19-confronting-uncertainty-through-and-beyond-the-crisis.html

COVID-19: Voice of Canadians & Impact to Retailers
https://www2.deloitte.com/ca/en/pages/finance/articles/covid-19-voice-of-canadians-and-impact-to-retailers.html?icid=wn_covid-19-voice-of-canadians-and-impact-to-retailers

Getting ready for stability after COVID-19
https://www.nielsen.com/eu/en/insights/article/2020/getting-ready-for-stability-after-covid-19/

COVID-19: Manufacturers survey (Conducted by FCPC) details record high demand and production!
https://www.foodincanada.com/food-business/covid-19-manufacturers-survey-details-record-high-demand-and-production-144459/?utm_source=FOOD&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=FOOD-EN04062020

SURVEY on Shortages in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Sanitization Products
https://report-rapport.ps-sp.gc.ca/s.asp?k=158524877596

Guidance on Essential Services and Functions
https://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/ntnl-scrt/crtcl-nfrstrctr/esf-sfe-en.aspx

Government of Canada provides guidance on services and functions deemed essential to Canada’s critical infrastructure during COVID-19
https://www.canada.ca/en/public-safety-canada/news/2020/04/government-of-canada-provides-guidance-on-services-and-functions-deemed-essential-to-canadas-critical-infrastructure-during-covid-19.html

Taking Care During Difficult Times!
http://www.canadianspiceassociation.com/wp-content/uploads/Taking-Care-During-Difficult-Times.pdf

Report forecasts food costs will rise no more than four per cent
https://www.foodincanada.com/food-in-canada/report-forecasts-food-costs-will-rise-up-to-four-per-cent-144369/?utm_source=FOOD&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=FOOD-EN04012020

COVID-19 Intelligence Round-up
https://www.nielsen.com/ca/en/insights/podcast/2020/covid-19-intelligence-roundup/

COVID-19: Key Questions all Marketers should be Asking
https://www.nielsen.com/ca/en/insights/article/2020/covid-19-key-questions-all-marketers-should-be-asking/

Asian Consumers are Re-Thinking How they Eat Post COVID-19
https://www.nielsen.com/ca/en/insights/article/2020/asian-consumers-are-rethinking-how-they-eat-post-covid-19/

Why COVID-19 will Change the Food Industry, forever
https://www.foodincanada.com/opinions/why-covid-19-will-change-the-food-industry-forever/

Survey Suggests COVID-19 has Canadians worried about shopping at Grocery Stores
https://www.foodincanada.com/food-in-canada/survey-suggests-covid-19-has-canadians-worried-about-shopping-at-grocery-stores-144093/

IFT20 Annual Event and Food Expo transitioning to a Virtual Experience
https://www.foodincanada.com/food-in-canada/ift20-annual-event-and-food-expo-transitions-to-virtual-experience-144378/

Canadians Respond to Covid-19 (Mintel Report)
https://www.mintel.com/press-centre/a-third-of-canadians-are-worried-about-the-effects-covid-19-will-have-on-their-lifestyle

Deloitte – Collection of articles related to COVID-19
https://www2.deloitte.com/ca/en/pages/about-deloitte/topics/combating-covid-19-with-resilience.html