The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all the time East):
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will speak today with the leaders of the world’s largest economy about the global impact of the COVID-19 tactic.
He will be participating in a video conference with the G20 leaders.
They hope to talk about the co-ordination of international efforts to contain the deadly virus and pillow the devastating blow to the world economy.
He also hopes to use his daily news conference outside his home to reflect the billions of dollars of direct financial assistance provided by the federal government to help Canadians and businesses in facing the crisis.
The law, which makes $ 52 billion worth of financial aid and another $ 55 billion worth of tax deferrals was approved by Parliament yesterday but the money does not actually start flowing in another week.
Proponents and front-line workers said the COVID-19 sensation could explode within Toronto’s homeless population.
They said that government actions to prevent the spread of the disease could have the opposite effect on the homeless.
A number of drop-in and rest sites are closed, while others must limit their numbers internally.
Many people feel that they cannot make a safe social trip within those sites, nor can they easily go to the bathroom or wash their hands because there are many food banks, restaurants and coffee shops. the shutter.
Canada’s agricultural sector has warned of higher prices and potential food shortages if it is not designated as a valuable service.
Todd Hames, president of the Alberta Wheat Commission, said they have concerns about potential problems.
The names of the railroads, the Port of Vancouver and the fuel and farm companies say they also need to remain open with spring seeding just weeks away.
He said this was important because there were delays in getting rice to the market due to strikes and blockages.
The Canadian cattle industry has stabilized after seeing a sharp drop in prices when coronavirus pandemics were announced.
Canada Cattlemen Association executive vice-president Dennis Laycraft said the industry is working with Agriculture Canada and the Canada Food Inspection Agency to ensure meat packing plants remain open.
He said the organization wanted to make sure the market was not affected and relieved that the borders were still open to beef as a very important virtue.
But first and foremost, he said efforts should be made to maintain an adequate food supply available to Canadians.
Bill George, head of the Ontario Fruits and Vegetables Association, said the need to develop safety policies for migrant workers.
He said they viewed farm work as a valuable service, but sometimes it was difficult to maintain a six-foot minimum separation.
He said either they would find a way around the separation distance or potentially look to rely on other countries to provide the yield.
George said each day of delay increases the risk of crops not being planted on time – something Canadians see reflected in the grocery store.