CanWaCH COVID-19 Resource Centre

CanWaCH is working to support our members and partners as Canadians pull together to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, you'll find resources and a series of webinars that focus on funding, operational and programming implications, human resource policies, legal considerations and communications and messaging, among other topics.



Guidance on eligibility of COVID-19 potential costs

CanWaCH Welcomes Canadian $8M Investment in Global Efforts to Fight COVID-19


Upcoming webinars

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Webinar Wednesday: Mental Health at Home and the Workplace During COVID-19

April 8, 2020

Jordan Friesen, National Director of Workplace Mental Health for the CMHA, will present on the potential mental health challenges due to physical distancing, isolation and workplace changes, as well as suggested strategies for self-care, supporting coworkers, employees and family members during this time. 



Past webinars and resources


Committed to Deliver: Global Health Programming and Operations Amid COVID-19 

March 24, 2020

Through this online discussion, we invited organizations who are currently delivering global health programming to: (a) share information with colleagues and Global Affairs Canada; (b) identify current and anticipated challenges that may impede operations; and (c) strategize collectively about short-term solutions, strategies, and recommendations.


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Coffee with CanWaCH: Navigating a Virtual/Remote Workplace During COVID-19

March 19, 2020

With many CanWaCH members and partners encouraging or requiring employees to work from home as part of their COVID-19 response, CanWaCH staff shared best practices, tips and tricks, personal experiences and innovative technologies for working in a virtual environment.