PM Trudeau Announces Support for Community Organizations – April 21, 2020

COVID-19: Canada Responds

PM Trudeau Announces Support for Community Organizations – April 21, 2020

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau provides an update on the federal government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. He announces that the federal government will provide $350 million in funding to charities and non-profit organizations that deliver essential services to Canadians in need amid the outbreak.

Speaking from outside his home in Ottawa, the prime minister also comments on the April 19 mass shooting in Nova Scotia. As of April 21, the RCMP reports that at least 22 people were killed in the attacks.