A further $55-billion to meet liquidity needs for businesses and households through tax deferrals
That’s an $82-billion package.
That’s 3% of GDP.
Also to people who lose their job or are self employed and don't qualify for EI.
So everyone is eligible for help
And in coming months the Canada Child Benefit will be increased.
Also if you owe taxes, no payment obligation until at least August.
Ottawa will also boost cash to support for homeless shelters and for people in an unsafe domestic situation.
Export Development Canada and Farm Credit Canada will have more resources to support those sectors.
More for vulnerable sectors coming soon.
Also also -- this is just the start. $92-billion in total measures in less than a week is nowhere near the end of it.
So that should give you a sense of how the government is viewing the minimum duration of all of this.
People with covid-19 or isolating etc will only have to provide an attestation. No medical documentation required. Trying to make it easy.