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PM Trudeau says he is asking the Parliament to be called for another sitting

BY , Apr 1, 2020 9:18 PM - REPORT AN ERROR

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses Canadians on the COVID-19 pandemic from Rideau Cottage in Ottawa on Monday, March 30, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's asked the government house leader to reach out to opposition parties about bringing back parliament.

He says the entire government needs to be involved in the largest economic program in Canada's history.

Canada's parliament was suspended on March 13 to limit the spread of the virus and allow the cabinet to focus on the COVID-19 response.

It briefly reconvened last week to pass the government's emergency COVID-19 response bill.

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