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COVID-19 relief aid for affected workers to come week of April 6, says Morneau

By Aidan Chamandy      

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says funds earmarked for Indigenous communities will flow directly to them to allow for 'maximum flexibility to help adapt responses to address local needs.'

Finance Minister Bill Morneau gives an update on financial measures to help Canadians with the effects of COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa on March 18. Mr. Morneau announced Wednesday that the new Canada emergency relief benefit will likely be dispensed the week of April 6. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says those who lack the financial resources and support to weather the pandemic and have been temporarily laid off can expect to receive the first flow of aid in a little over a week’s time. 

Aidan Chamandy

Aidan Chamandy is a reporter covering federal policy and parties for The Hill Times.
- achamandy@hilltimes.com


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