The Government of Canada offers the Work-Sharing Program, which is designed to help employers and employees avoid layoffs when there is a temporary reduction in the normal level of business activity that is beyond the control of the employer.
For more info check out the Work-Sharing program website or call the Employer Contact Centre at 1-800-367-5693.
Employment Insurance Program:
The Government of Canada offers benefits for individuals who may qualify if they have lost their job. https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei.html
COVID EI claims can be made at: 1-833-381- 2725