Coronavirus

Now more than ever, your financial decisions matter. Don’t know where to start? We’re here to help.

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The coronavirus outbreak has changed everything around us: the way we work, play, eat, shop, travel and spend. So many of the things we’ve taken for granted until recently have fundamentally changed, and it can all feel very overwhelming.

Here at Finder, we may be working from home, but we haven’t stopped working on what we know best: helping everyday Canadians take charge of where their money is going. We have a team of experts working on guides that can help you navigate this crisis, from how to recession-proof your finances to where you can buy household essentials online.

warningWe’re updating this guide daily to ensure you have the latest information about coronavirus and its impact. Always seek professional medical or financial advice before making any decisions.

Must-read guides

How can I manage and protect my money?

The coronavirus pandemic has been described as a battle on 2 fronts: health and the economy. Throughout 2020, it will be extremely important to carefully manage your finances. Here’s how you can safeguard your money (and potentially grow it) during the crisis.

All Finder's guides to coronavirus and your finances


Where can I get financial help?

Need a hand to cope with your bills right now? Here’s how you can get assistance.

How to get financial help

Help from your bank, employment insurance, CPP & disability payments: what’s available and how to get it.

All Finder's guides to getting financial help during coronavirus


Where can I buy essential supplies online?

The coronavirus has sparked panic buying across Canada, making it difficult to buy some essential items. These guides can help.

All Finder's guides to shopping during coronavirus


What can I do if I lose my job?

The coronavirus pandemic is expected to result in hundreds of thousands of job losses. Fortunately, there are a range of relief mechanisms available to assist out-of-work Canadians. These guides explain how to get help.

All Finder's guides to coronavirus and job loss


How can I set up for working from home?

The government is urging most Canadians to work from home if they are able to do so. Many schools have also moved to online learning as more and more students stay at home. These guides are designed to help.

All Finder's guides to working from home


What happens to my home?

Can landlord insurance help?

Find out what a temporary ban on evictions or dealing with tenants who are unable to pay their rent means for landlords.

All Finder's guides to coronavirus and your home


How can I support my business?

All Finder's guides to running your business during coronavirus


What happens to my travel plans?

Canada is essentially in lockdown mode during coronavirus, with multiple provinces shutting their borders and international travel discouraged outside of exceptional circumstances. These guides will keep you informed about ongoing travel restrictions and their impact on your finances.

Airline cancellations

A comprehensive list of airlines around the world with suspended networks, plus visualizations of the impact.

All Finder's guides on coronavirus travel


How can I stay healthy?

The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic of global concern. It’s the first pandemic sparked by a coronavirus, which means we are currently in uncharted territory. If you’re unsure about any aspect of the virus, please read the guides below.

Telehealth options by province

Learn how you can access health services and book a doctor’s appointment remotely without needing to go into a clinic.

All Finder's guides on coronavirus health issues


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