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Canada unveils C$27 billion aid package to offset coronavirus outbreak

Reuters Wednesday, 18 March 2020
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said his government would provide C$27 billion ($18.6 billion) in support directly to families and businesses struggling because of the coronavirus outbreak, and stands ready to do more.
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