Emergency Response Benefit

Leader of the Government in the House of Commons Pablo Rodriguez rises to ask for an extension of the sitting day in the House of Commons Parliament in the House of Commons Tuesday March 24, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

If the coronavirus emergency legislation is any indication, Parliament must remain open

Michael Chong and John Williamson: Ottawa’s pandemic response plan requires ongoing public scrutiny to ensure that government is doing the best job it can. That can only happen if Parliament is playing its essential, constitutional role.
Trudeau addresses Canadians on the COVID-19 situation from Rideau Cottage in Ottawa on March 24, 2020 (CP/Sean Kilpatrick)

Trudeau’s daily coronavirus update: ’Help is on the way’ for out-of-work Canadians (Full Transcript)

In his briefing for March 25 the PM said any Canadian not making money due to the coronavirus outbreak will get $2,000 per month for four months