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April 15, 2020
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Federal government announces expanded access to Canada Emergency Response Benefit

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The Prime Minister announced that the government is stepping up to better support those who need help but don't qualify for the CERB, and Canadians working in essential jobs who make less than they would if they received the benefit.

Google News Initiative announces
Journalism Emergency Relief Fund

Google has launched a global Journalism Emergency Relief Fund through the Google News Initiative to support small and medium-sized news organizations producing original news for local communities in countries around the world, including Canada.

Emergency journalism funding programs currently open to Canada

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This is a non-exhaustive, although continually-updated, list of emergency funding programs that are open to Canadian news organizations, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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