PM Trudeau Announces Support for Students – April 22, 2020

COVID-19: Canada Responds

PM Trudeau Announces Support for Students – April 22, 2020

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discusses the federal government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, including $9 billion in proposed measures to aid post-secondary students and young Canadians. Speaking from outside his home in Ottawa, the prime minister announces that the measures include the creation of the Canada Emergency Student Benefit to assist students who are ineligible for other emergency support benefits.