Trudeau Safe Restart Agreement

The Government of Saskatchewan will further strengthen support for licensed child care (for example. (B grants to support additional costs such as detergents, equipment and personnel) to ensure the safety of children and staff and to enable parents to return to work. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today released details of the investments made under the Safe Restart Agreement. This will continue to support Canadians as we safely recover our economy and build a more resilient Canada. As we gradually restart the economy and take the first steps to recover from the effects of COVID-19, the Government of Canada continues to work with the provinces and territories to ensure that Canadians remain safe and healthy and receive the help they need in these challenging times. To support the recovery of the economy, the Canadian government will directly link US$4.05 billion for the purchase of PSA for national distribution to provinces and territories, US$500 million for the purchase of PSA for the non-health sector and US$3 billion $US directly to provinces and territories for past and planned PSA investments. To facilitate future procurement, provinces and territories will regularly share relevant PPE data with the Government of Canada. The agreement will also help secure timely funding for municipalities so that they can provide essential services that Canadians depend on on a daily basis, such as for example. B public transport. In addition, it includes measures to help Canadian workers during this difficult time, such as.

B the availability of safe child care to help parents return to work and income allowance for those who do not have paid sick leave, so that all Canadians can stay healthy. On July 16, 2020, the Prime Minister and the Deputy Prime Minister announced an agreement for a safe restart of the economy, which included more than $19 billion in federal funding. OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada`s federal government will provide more than $19 billion ($14 billion) to the 13 provinces and territories to pay the costs of restarting the economy after months of COVID-19 lockdowns, the prime minister said on Thursday. Municipalities are at the forefront of a safe economic recovery and must continue to take appropriate measures to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and manage public spaces and critical services such as public transport. As part of this ongoing cooperation, I am pleased to accept additional federal funding to address critical needs over the next six to eight months through the Safe Restart Agreement. These investments will help protect public health and safety, prepare for potential future waves of the virus, and continue to support the safe reopening of economies across Canada. For the first time, the federal government announced its intention to reach a “safe recovery agreement” with the provinces and territories last month, when it pledged $14 billion, and negotiations have been ongoing ever since. This investment will help, through the Safe Restart Agreement, address key priorities agreed to by Canada`s premiers for a safe restart of the Canadian economy over the next six to eight months.


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