Large business, non-profits, charities all eligible for wage subsidy, Trudeau says

Canada's first lady beats COVID-19

Canada's first lady beats COVID-19

A business with revenue down at least 30 per cent qualifies for the subsidy, including non-profit organizations and charities.

"If you can't go home because it isn't safe or because you don't have a home, we're not going to forget you".

"If you think this is a system that you can take advantage of or game, don't", he said.

The prime minister said he would continue to work from home to set an example for Canadians who are being asked to stay at home.

Initially, the federal government said it would increase its wage subsidy for small and medium-sized businesses to 75% to avoid layoffs.

Mr. Trudeau cautioned though that the government trusts business owners to "do the right thing" and to pay the remaining 25 per cent wage to employees if they can afford to do so. Just days after Dr. Theresa Tam warned that nobody is immune COVID-19 in Canada, the government has confirmed that some 33% of Canada's confirmed cases are under 40 years old.

Trudeau also said the Canadian military was gearing up and on standby to help as needed, though as of yet, no province has requested military help.

Sophie speaks at the London, England WE Day event she attended on March 4.

Number of positive COVID-19 cases in Kane County hits 100
Various studies have found the virus disproportionately affects older patients and those with underlying conditions. During the state's Sunday briefing, Ezike said the cause of the infant's death is still under investigation.

Gregoire Trudeau tested positive on March 13 after returning from a trip to England.

Over the last two weeks Trudeau has overseen the launch of more than $100 billion in aid for Canadian families and businesses in an unprecedented nationwide economic slowdown prompted by public health demands that Canadians stay home to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Close to 500 people who were diagnosed with COVID-19 across Canada are reported to have recovered.

"There will be more (information) on that tomorrow", he added.

This comes as Canada's cases of COVID-19 continue to rise.

"While physical distancing is essential to protecting seniors from COVID-19, it risks isolating them from their community". It was later reported by ET that the two have no plans of asking the USA government to take care of their security and have already made other arraignment.

Among the sick are two Ottawa police officers and a district fire chief who have tested positive for COVID-19.

After first appearing in Wuhan, China, last December, the novel coronavirus has spread to at least 177 countries and territories, according to data compiled by US -based Johns Hopkins University.

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