COVID-19 Update – Public Health Agency of Canada Shares Modelling Data + COVID-19 Responses From Provincial Governments

April 9, 2020

April 9, 2020, brought several announcements from federal departments and agencies regarding COVID-19:

    • The Public Health Agency of Canada released a technical briefing today on its current data and scenario modelling for the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Statistics Canada shared Labour Force Survey data this morning from March 2020. This data indicates that in March, the number of employed people fell by more than one million
    • Prime Minister Trudeau announced this morning in his daily update that 4.5 million claims for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit have been processed since it opened on Monday.
    • Legislation for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy program still needs to be passed. Parliament is sitting on Saturday, April 11, 2020 to debate the wage subsidy.

In addition to discussing the above-mentioned federal updates, today’s bulletin also covers COVID-19 response updates from the governments of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Nova Scotia, and the Yukon.

To read the April 9, 2020, information bulletin, please see the link below:

COVID-19 Update – April 9, 2020

 

For any questions on any information contained in today’s bulletin, please feel free to reach out to a member of our firm.

All our previous COVID-19 information bulletins can be found on Roper Greyell’s COVID-19 resource page.