Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund - Stage 1 – Wage Support


Queen’s, together with Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), submitted a Stage 1 application to CRCEF on July 7. The Stage 1 allocation was awarded to Queen’s July 22nd.  

Throughout the launch of Stage 1, Vice-Principal (Research), Human Resources and Research Accounting coordinated with faculties to gather information to identify all eligible expenses per the program requirements, facilitate reimbursement of accounts and assess institutional need for Phase 2. Based on the eligible expenses identified during Stage 1, the university its affiliate did not demonstrate a need for Stage 2 and moved directly to Stage 3.

In alignment with program requirements of the CRCEF, EDI practices and considerations will be upheld at all stages of the program. All eligible research projects will be reviewed and all PIs supported through the application process; there are no limits or funding caps based on fields of research or inability to work during the pandemic.

Please contact for any questions regarding Stage 1.