Covid-19 Information & Resources 

Dear ADAC Members,

As we all navigate our way through this new and strange world, we at ADAC wanted to let you know that we have you – our members, friends and arts community – in mind.

Our team is working safely from home, with access to all our files and phones, so if you need to reach us please don’t hesitate.

For those of you who work on appraisals with Kendra, CCPERB has just announced a deadline extension. Kendra is working with her contacts to ensure we have the latest information on hand, and will disseminate to all those concerned.


Below are links to resources, information, updates on COVID-19:

Resources for Re-opening (when appropriate)

The Retail Council of Canada has the following information and resources as life slowly opens up:

Can My Business Re-open? Non-essential retail re-opening dates as announced by region

Retail Recovery Planning

Retail Recovery Playbook: COVID-19 recovery strategies for retailers


Covid-19 Health Information: Federal Government

Government of Canada – COVID-19 Symptoms and Treatment

Government of Canada – COVID-19 Outbreak Update


Covid-19 Health Information: Provincial & Territorial Health Services

Alberta   BC   Manitoba     New Brunswick     Newfoundland & Labrador     Nova Scotia

Northwest Territories     Nunavut     Ontario     PEI     Quebec     Saskatchewan     Yukon


Government Support: for Businesses

The Government is continually refining their support for Canadian Businesses, please see their page Supporting Canadian Businesses for up-to-date information.

Government Support: Temporary Wage Subsidy

The Federal government is continually refining the temporary wage subsidy eligibility/criteria. Please go directly to their website HERE for more information.


Canada Emergency Business Account

The new Canada Emergency Business Account will provide interest-free loans of up to $40,000 to small businesses and not-for-profits, to help cover their operating costs during a period where their revenues have been temporarily reduced.

This program will roll out in mid-April, and interested businesses should work with their current financial institutions


Updates for the Art World

Canada Council for the Arts on COVID-19

Ontario Arts Council on COVID-19

COVID-19 Impacting the Art World

How Arts Funding Is Being Affected by COVID-19, published in CanadianArt


Advice for Small Businesses

Worried About a Recession? Barbara Corcoran’s 3 Best Pieces of Business Advice, published in Inc.


Related Organizations

AGAC – L’Association des galeries d’art contemporainContemporary Art Galleries Association

CMA – Canadian Museums Association

Museums Ontario

OAAG – Ontario Association of Art Galleries

Toronto Arts Foundation

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