Technical briefing on legislation to support new recovery benefits for Canadians unable to work due to COVID-19 

Media advisory

Senior officials from Employment and Social Development Canada, the Canada Revenue Agency and the Department of Finance will hold a technical briefing on three new temporary recovery benefits to support Canadians who are unable to work for reasons related to COVID-19. The officials will also discuss how Canadians can prepare to apply for these new benefits.

  Media technical briefing

DATE:      Friday, October 2, 2020

TIME:      3:30 p.m. ET

The briefing will take place via teleconference.

The briefing is on background and not for attribution.

RSVP: Media representatives who wish to participate are required to register in advance by sending an email to .

Dial-in information will be provided to registered media representatives upon registration.

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FOR INFORMATION (media only):                                                                            

Marielle Hossack
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Carla Qualtrough
Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion

Media Relations Office
Employment and Social Development Canada
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