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Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund (CRCEF)

Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund

Updated November 11, 2020

On June 23, the federal government announced details on the $450M Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund (CRCEF). The three-stage program will be administered by SSHRC on behalf of the Tri-Agency. Demonstration of need will be required for all stages; research that has been impacted and/or delayed entirely or partly is eligible.

CRCEF will provide support for two main research areas:

Research Slowdown

Continuity of Research Planning

October 14, 2020


A structure and response protocols to guide the controlled slowing of the research enterprise in response to COVID-19 incidents has been developed. Central to the planning, with due consideration to risk and public health guidance, is supporting the continuity of research.  The approach includes a Phased Reduction Strategy and Research Incident Response Flowcharts (Appendix A).

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