Trudeau announces help for business rent as talks to reopen the economy begin

Rent has been an ongoing issue since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold of Canada’s businesses and shops.

Today, the federal government announced money that will try to take the sting out of some situations.

The prime minister also announced that he’ll be meeting with premiers across the country about how to open up provincial economies.


Reporter / Ottawa

Originally from the Cree Nation of Chisasibi on the eastern coast of James Bay, Quebec, Jamie has lived in Ottawa since 2015. Trained in journalism at Carleton University, he has worked as a freelance print journalist and as a writer/researcher for the Cree unit of CBC North out of Montreal. Jamie was hired as the reporter/correspondent for the Ottawa bureau in October 2019.