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Trudeau to co-host UN summit aimed at developing global response to COVID-19 – National

Trudeau to co-host UN summit aimed at developing global response to COVID-19 - National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will co-host today a major United Nations conference aimed at developing a co-ordinated global response to mitigate the devastating social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unless countries come together now to co-ordinate a recovery plan, the UN estimates the pandemic could slash nearly US$ …

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Coronavirus: MPs to gather virtually, in person in the House of Commons – National

Coronavirus: MPs to gather virtually, in person in the House of Commons - National

Members of Parliament will make history today as a few dozen of them gather in the House of Commons where they’ll be joined by the other 300-odd MPs participating via videoconference. The new hybrid of in-person and virtual proceedings goes into effect after the NDP joined forces Tuesday evening with …

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Parliament can’t fully resume without virtual voting in place, Trudeau says – National

Parliament can’t fully resume without virtual voting in place, Trudeau says - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 26, 2020 2:15 pm Updated May 26, 2020 2:16 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says ensuring members of Parliament can vote remotely is holding …

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Canada looking at expanded funding for child care in post COVID-19 recovery – National

Canada looking at expanded funding for child care in post COVID-19 recovery - National

The federal government has been quietly probing how to provide provinces with more money annually for child care, as part of what sources describe as an issue that is at, or near, the top of the Liberal agenda to restart the economy post-COVID-19. Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen has spent …

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Trudeau expected to announced phased re-opening of national parks, historic sites – National

Trudeau expected to announced phased re-opening of national parks, historic sites - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 14, 2020 7:18 am Updated May 14, 2020 7:19 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Canada is slowly beginning to emerge from its COVID-19 cocoon, with the federal government …

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Trudeau to unveil cost-sharing agreement to boost COVID-19 essential workers’ pay – National

Trudeau to unveil cost-sharing agreement to boost COVID-19 essential workers’ pay - National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce today cost-sharing agreements with a number of provinces to top up the wages of essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those agreements are expected to involve a transfer of federal funds to the provinces, each of which will be able to decide …

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Feds under pressure to prevent COVID-19 spread in First Nations, Inuit communities – National

Feds under pressure to prevent COVID-19 spread in First Nations, Inuit communities - National

The federal government will be under pressure today to explain what it’s doing to prevent COVID-19 from spreading like wildfire through First Nations reserves and remote Inuit communities in the North. Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett, Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller and Northern Affairs Minister Dan Vandal are scheduled to …

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Parliamentary budget officer to release costing of Canada’s COVID-19 aid programs – National

Parliamentary budget officer to release costing of Canada’s COVID-19 aid programs - National

Canadians will get an update today on two of the costliest emergency aid programs the federal government has initiated to help them weather the COVID-19 crisis. The parliamentary budget officer is scheduled to post a costing note on the 75 per cent wage subsidy — a program the government expects …

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Coronavirus: Trudeau to offer update on Canada’s COVID-19 response – National

Coronavirus: Trudeau to offer update on Canada’s COVID-19 response - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 25, 2020 7:41 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to give an update today on developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. More deaths in …

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Trudeau to unveil rent relief for businesses forced to shut down amid COVID-19 – National

Trudeau to unveil rent relief for businesses forced to shut down amid COVID-19 - National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce today significant rent relief to help businesses that can’t afford to pay their landlords at a time when their operations are shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The federal help is expected to be provided in partnership with the provinces and …

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