COVID-19 is causing significant disruption for Canada’s production sector, creating business challenges for producers, and raising many questions. As Canadian producers face unprecedented upheaval as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will keep members updated on the evolving situation and the CMPA’s response efforts.

What’s new

Update on Ontario COVID restrictions announced on January 12

January 12—This afternoon, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a new provincial stay-at-home order and new restrictions effective as of 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, January 14. These new restrictions will be in place until at least February 11, 2021.


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COVID-19 CMPA update – January 8, 2021

January 8—The CMPA is working hard to get the Canadian production sector back up and running. With many pressing issues and near-daily developments, the following note summarizes recent CMPA and industry updates on a range of COVID-19 topics.


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Mandatory negative COVID-19 test for travellers entering Canada

January 1—Members should be aware that the Government of Canada has announced that effective January 7, 2021, all air passengers five years of age or older will be required to test negative for COVID-19 before travelling from another country to Canada.


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Contact us


Should you have any questions about CMPA resources and communications related to COVID-19, please contact Andrew Addison (Vice-President, Communications, Marketing & Membership).

Although CMPA offices are currently closed, the organization remains fully operational, with all staff members working remotely, and available to answer any questions you may have. For a full listing of all CMPA staff members, visit our team page.