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LIVE: $100 million on the way for urgent food needs: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Federal government assisting food banks and organizations in distributing food to country's most vulnerable


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $100 million in funding for food banks and organizations in order to address the "urgent food needs" of the country's most vulnerable, including northern and Indigenous communities. 

Trudeau also used Friday's media availability to announce that the federal government has struck a deal with Amazon Canada for the distribution of medical supplies across Canada.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is scheduled to brief Canadians on COVID-19 in what has become his daily address from Rideau Cottage.

Village Media will carry the livestream.