COVID-19: Calls Mount for Economic Relief Measures – March 10, 2020

COVID-19: Calls Mount for Economic Relief Measures – March 10, 2020

COVID-19: Calls Mount for Economic Relief Measures – March 10, 2020

The Trudeau government is facing growing calls to reveal its plan to deal with the economic impact of COVID-19. Opposition parties want a clearer answer as to what measures the Liberals are considering to help businesses and workers affected by the epidemic. Marc-André Cossette has the latest.

Also on the show: has our fear of the coronavirus become irrational? Rose-Marie Charest, former president of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec, shares her analysis.

Finally, at a time when Quebec is posting a sizeable budget surplus, the Alberta economy is reeling from yet another blow as oil prices sink. Frédéric Boily, political scientist at the University of Alberta, analyzes what it could mean for the province.