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UPDATE: The Quarantine Act has been invoked, Also scam alerts to watch out for

UPDATE: The Quarantine Act has been invoked, Also scam alerts to watch out for
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed all Canadian with new emergency measure due to CODID-19.

Trudeau, officially invoked the Quarantine Act to impose mandatory self-isolation on travellers returning to Canada. If you do not comply with this mandatory measure will be fined and even serve jail time.

Trudeau, also cautioned all Canadians to beware of a “text scam” circulating about the new emergency benefit and urged Canadians to rely on the information available on the Government of Canada website.

The Emergency Response Benefit will provide $2,000 a month for four months. There has been a revamp in billions of dollars for the emergency benefits for Canadians who are now unemployed, or off work. Trudeau, said that the application portal will launch soon and Canadians will see money in their bank accounts within 14 days of applying.

Visit Canada.ca for all the information you need.

 

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