Ottawa announces help for businesses hurt by COVID restrictions

Amid the spread of the highly-infections Omicron COVID-19 variant, businesses and employees hurt by renewed pandemic restrictions are getting help from the federal government. Businesses forced to close or whose capacity is reduced by 50% because of COVID restrictions can qualify for subsidies, while employees can qualify for $300/week in temporary income benefits. Ted Chernecki reports.

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