Coronavirus aid package finally approved by Canadian government

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Ottawa's $107-billion Canada Emergency Response Benefit package has finally passed through Parliament after much debate, bringing individuals and businesses impacted by COVID-19 one step closer to receiving financial aid. But as Mike Le Couteur explains, it will still take weeks before people get money.

Ottawa is now using the Quarantine Act to mandate that anyone entering Canada must go into self-isolation for two weeks. As Mike Drolet reports, while the consequences include hefty fines and jail times, there are serious questions about how this will be enforced.


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