The Prime Minister has announced that large and small businesses are eligible for a 75-per-cent COVID-19 wage subsidy.
Charities and not-for-profits also qualify.
Trudeau says that translates to up to $847 a week for four months, back-dated to March 15.
The Canadian Press reports that businesses will have to show that their revenues have fallen by at least 30 per cent.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is scheduled to address the nation on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Village Media will carry the livestream.