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Who qualifies for the COVID-19 aid package? | CBC Radio

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Parliament has approved a $107-billion aid package to help Canadians struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. But questions remain over who qualifies and how long the aid can last. CBC parliamentary reporter J.P. Tasker joins Jayme Poisson to talk about that, on this episode of Front Burner.

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Parliament has approved a $107-billion aid package to help Canadians struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the prime minister has said people will be able to access those benefits within 10 days of applying. But who qualifies? And how long will this aid last? Meanwhile, stricter measures are being applied on those returning to the country, but how will they be enforced? CBC parliamentary reporter J.P. Tasker joins Jayme Poisson to talk about that, on this episode of Front Burner.

 

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