COVID-19 News & Resources

The outbreak and spread of COVID-19 facing Canadian and global economies is without precedent and is rapidly evolving.

We’d like to assure all our customers, brokers and partners that we are closely monitoring the situation and have robust plans in place to ensure that we can continue to provide you with the services, help and advice that you need.

We’ve assembled a library of materials to help you and your organization through this challenging time. We are updating this page regularly, so please visit often for new resources and information.

Risk Management Information

Developing a PR Plan for Your Organization

As organizations across the country ramp up their operations, transparent communication with your employees, volunteers, customers and visitors will be key for your organization. From logistical details (how to enter your premises) to telling your story in order to stay relevant (a new fundraising goal for example), having a Public Relations (PR) plan ready to go is important.

COVID-19: A Guide to Safely Reopening Your Organization During the Pandemic

Ecclesiastical’s Risk Control Specialists have developed this guide to assist you in reopening your business through putting together a comprehensive plan, ensuring a safe return to the workplace.

COVID-19: Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Premises

The COVID-19 pandemic will forever change how facilities are cleaned and disinfected — a vital part of safeguarding premises and essential to the safe return to the workplace of staff and volunteers after distancing restrictions are lifted.

COVID-19: Mitigating Flood Damage During a Pandemic

Ecclesiastical’s Risk Control specialists advise customers to establish pre- and post-flood protocols, even during the current pandemic.

COVID-19 Cyber Attacks

Cyber criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to escalate their attacks against organizations and private individuals. Here are some suggestions to keep your organization safe.

COVID-19 : A guide for businesses and organizations

It is urgent that businesses and organizations take steps to reduce the impact of the disease on their employees, customers, volunteers and others.

COVID-19: Keeping Idle Facilities Safe

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, most businesses and organizations that provide non-essential services have been required to close across Canada. As a result, many buildings and structures will be sitting idle for an unknown period of time.

COVID-19: Working From Home

Working from home while self-isolating brings with it numerous challenges. Here are some tips to help keep you happy and productive.

Business Continuity Planning

A business continuity plan can help your organization stay resilient during this period. Here’s some advice on how to get started.

Volunteer Management

Protect your volunteers, your staff and the communities you serve.

External Resources

Get the most up-to-date information on the pandemic and the situation in your area here.

News and Updates

Message from our president, David Huebel

This is a trying time for many Canadians. Rest assured that we are here for you and will continue to provide you with the quality insurance products and services our customers and broker partners require.

Living Under Self-Isolation

Here’s a list of resources and ideas that can keep you and your family happy and occupied during this period.

Ecclesiastical Responds to Your Questions

We’d like to assure our broker partners that we are closely monitoring the situation and have robust plans in place to ensure that we can continue to provide you and our mutual customers with the services, assistance and advice that you all need.

Included Value Added Services

LegalConnex

Our customers have free access to lawyers to discuss issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as more everyday concerns.

ProfessionalAssist

Need some professional advice about managing your organization during the COVID-19 pandemic? Our customers get free access to professional counsellors to help you make more informed decisions.

HRAssist

Ecclesiastical customers get free access to HR professionals who can help you develop work-from home policies and make other crucial decisions during this unprecedented period.