Source: The Canadian Press Staff, ctvsnews.ca, October 12, 2020
The government is also creating a new sick-leave benefit that pays up to $1,000 over two weeks to those who can’t work because they contracted COVID-19 or must self-isolate.
OTTAWA — Canadians who have missed work because of COVID-19 can start applying for new financial supports from the federal government today.
The new benefits come into effect as concerns rise about increasing job losses with Ontario and Quebec imposing targeted restrictions on restaurants, bars and fitness centres to slow the spread of COVID-19.
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