Canadian Parliament passes massive coronavirus relief billChristian Fernsby ▼ | April 12, 2020
The Canadian Parliament passed a massive coronavirus relief bill, deemed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as the country's most significant economic program since the World War II.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Topics: Canadian coronavirus
To qualify, employers will have to demonstrate that they expect at least a 15 per cent revenue drop in their revenue from March, or a 30 per cent decrease in April and May compared to the same period last year.
"The front line is everywhere," Trudeau said, referring to the country's battle against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic when attending the session.
His appearance in the Commons on Saturday was the first time he has stepped out of his residence in a month, after his wife, Sophie Gregoire, tested positive for COVID-19 on March 12 and the Prime Minister went into self-isolation. ■