COVID-19 RESOURCE TOOLKIT November, 2020 A Guide for Canadian Planners and Urbanists

Activation de rue | General: Sector resources | La mobilité et le transport | Les parcs et l’espace public

This document contains over 800 curated resources collected from March to October 2020, and includes academic articles, best-practices documents, news reports, podcasts, panel discussions and more relating to the impacts of COVID-19 on the discipline of city-building

Built for Zero is a data tool that gives a view of homelessness across the entire community — and allows teams to work toward ending it.

General: Sector resources | Le logement et l’itinérance

It works through putting together a « By-name list » – a comprehensive list of every person in a community experiencing homelessness, updated in real time. Using information collected and shared with their consent, each person on the list has a file that includes their name, homeless history, health, and housing needs.By maintaining a by-name list, communities are able to track the ever changing size and composition of their homeless population. They know current and detailed information on every homeless person in a given subpopulation.

Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program has launched a new website full of tools, case studies and other resources to assist municipalities meet climate goals.

General: Sector resources

PCP is a network consisting of 400 municipalities nationally that strive to take climate action by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Design Ideas for the Post-Pandemic Public Library

General: Sector resources | Le leadership politique | Les arts et la culture | L’apprentissage et l’éducation

The ideas came out of the findings from a survey of the American Library Association (ALA) community and a virtual roundtable with representatives who lead or operate 10 public libraries across the U.S. Both the survey questions and the roundtable discussion focused on the current challenges public libraries are facing and opportunities for long-term change in response to the pandemic.

Tools and solutions that look at various ways behavioral science can be useful to deal with COVID-19

General: Sector resources

City of Cornwall: Business Reopening Toolkit

General: Sector resources | La santé publique | Le leadership politique | Rue Main | Réouverture

Cornwall Economic Development has developed an online Business Reopening Toolkit to help in this process.The Toolkit is a collection of resources that include a 6-page guidebook, and a number of posters, fact sheets and guidelines – including an easy to use calculator for determining the maximum number of people allowed in a store under current social distancing guidelines.

Guide created to help reopening of small events and venues

General: Sector resources | Les arts et la culture

The Reopening Guide addresses health and sanitary issues that event and venue professionals need to consider in order to protect both patrons and workers. Since there is still insufficient testing, no contact tracing, and no vaccine against COVID-19, this guidance is particularly detailed. The first edition is tailored to be especially useful for event professionals reopening the smallest events with the fewest resources available to mitigate their risks, since in every municipal reopening plan these will be allowed to reopen first.

Podcasts axés sur la municipalité sur COVID-19

General: Sector resources | Le leadership politique | L’apprentissage et l’éducation

Municipal World offre une série de baladodiffusions sur COVID-19 pour aider les municipalités canadiennes à intervenir et à faire face à la pandémie

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