Canada’s Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland released an update on November 30, how the Canadian government will continue to support the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. Each fall, Canada’s Minister of Finance provides an overview of the country’s economic and financial situation. The 2020 version of this update is of additional importance in light of COVID-19.
An immigrant-focused fiscal stimulus package should be at the forefront of Canada’s post-pandemic goals. This need is highlighted in a recent study conducted by World Education Services (WES). In June, WES surveyed 1,800 permanent residents, international students, and temporary foreign workers in Canada to understand the impact of COVID on their economic health. WES is
Canada continues to implement new measures to help its citizens and stimulate the economy, many of which are accessible to immigrants. Among the most recent measures implemented is the extension of the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) until the end of September, bringing the total duration of benefits to 28 weeks. As a result, many