Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be talking with the Premiers tonight. They’ll discuss ways to top up wages for essential workers making less than 25 hundred a month and how to go about developing an assistance plan for Quebec’s long-term care facilities. In the meantime the government is expanding the eligibility range for the Emergency Business Account and they’re working on a new Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program
In the fight against COVID 19 misinformation, or Fake News, Facebook is going to start warning users when they like, react, or comment on posts considered coronavirus hoaxes. It will also redirect people to accurate information from the WHO
In Quebec, there’s a temporary open fire ban in the Montérégie and Estrie regions. It’s to make sure Quebec’s forest fire protection agency and local fire departments don’t get overloaded.
As usual Premier Francois Legault’s daily briefing is at 1pm