Ottawa Pledges $1B to Fight COVID-19 – March 11, 2020

Ottawa Pledges $1B to Fight COVID-19 – March 11, 2020

Ottawa Pledges $1B to Fight COVID-19 – March 11, 2020

Just as the World Health Organization declares COVID-19 a global pandemic, Ottawa is freeing up more than a billion dollars to respond to the coronavirus and its impact on the Canadian economy. Marc-André Cossette breaks down what’s included in the aid package as well as reaction from opposition parties

Will those measures be enough to protect workers? Esther Bégin speaks with Daniel Boyer, president of the Quebec Federation of Workers.

Finally, virologist Marc-André Langlois explains how research teams are working to find an effective vaccine or treatment against COVID-19.