Premier Jason Kenney might be joined by Doug Schweitzer, Alberta’s minister of jobs, economic system and innovation, to make an announcement Wednesday afternoon on COVID-19 enterprise helps.
Kenney and Schweitzer are scheduled to talk at 2:30 p.m., and their remarks might be dwell streamed on this story submit.
Different COVID-19 helps the federal government just lately introduced for companies embrace a $68.5 million increase to persevering with care operators, which have been hit particularly arduous by the pandemic.
Ottawa, Alberta to distribute 1-time $1,200 cost to COVID-19 front-line employees
Final week, Kenney introduced a provincial-federal joint program to distribute $1,200 cheques to front-line employees who’re on the biggest danger of contracting COVID-19.
In that announcement, Kenney mentioned $465 million might be distributed to 380,000 public- and private-sector workers.
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