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COVID-19: Help announced for kids and seniors

BY The Canadian Press, Mar 29, 2020 4:31 PM - REPORT AN ERROR

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is investing millions of additional dollars to help children in need as well as seniors cope with the COVID-19 crisis.

Trudeau says the government is investing an extra $7.5 million into the national Kids Help Phone program to pay for more counsellors and volunteers.

The government is also providing an extra $9 million to the
United Way to help with checking up on seniors as well as delivering
food and groceries.

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