More than US$1 billion in coronavirus relief payments sent to dead Americans: report – National

Nearly 1.1 million coronavirus relief payments totaling some US$1.4 billion went to dead people, a government watchdog reported Thursday. Legal and political issues hang over

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Trudeau promises to extend the emergency relief benefit 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today that the federal government will extend the Canada emergency response benefit (CERB), with details to follow in the

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Rent relief key to restarting economy, not just covering costs of pandemic closures, say business advocates

While provinces ease into reopening their economies, questions swirl around the federal government’s commercial rent relief program and whether it will work. This week,

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Coronavirus: Ontario government announces additional relief to most vulnerable

The Ontario government announced it is investing $11 million for vulnerable citizens such as seniors and people with disabilities during the coronavirus pandemic. The

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‘One World: Together at Home’ concert show for coronavirus relief to air on Corus networks – National

Global Citizen and the World Health Organization (WHO) announced last week that they have partnered up to help fight boredom and simultaneously raise funds for the

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Modest tax relief plan in West Kelowna does not include extra time to pay

Compared to other cities, West Kelowna isn’t financially prepared to offer its property owners, who may be impacted by the pandemic economic downturn, much

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New Brunswick confirms 7 additional COVID-19 cases, announces relief programs

New Brunswick has seven more cases of COVID-19, the province’s chief medical officer of health announced on Thursday. As Silas Brown reports, the news

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Coronavirus: Doug Ford says ‘relief’ coming on hydro rates as Ontarians told to stay home

Premier Doug Ford says “relief” on hydro rates is coming for Ontarians as people are being told to stay home amid the novel coronavirus

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Here’s what financial relief is available for Albertans during the COVID-19 pandemic

With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing businesses to shut down and workers to self-isolate, the provincial and federal governments are implementing measures that will provide

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B.C.’s visitor economy faces collapse without government relief, tourism association warns

The provincial and federal governments must step in with financial relief to prevent a complete collapse of the visitor economy, a tourism industry group in

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