The Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau has unveiled a grand plan of creating massive employment opportunities, also he warned of a second coronavirus wave in the country.
According to the details, the government of Trudeau has vowed to eliminate homelessness, hasten Canada’s fight against climate change and introduce national childcare and medical programs.
The Prime Minister of Canada promised to create one million jobs during the recovery.
“Canada is at a crossroads,” Trudeau said in a televised address.
“We’re on the brink of a fall that could be much worse than the spring,” he said.
“In our four biggest provinces, the second wave isn’t just starting, it’s already underway.”
“It’s all too likely we won’t be gathering for Thanksgiving (on October 12), but we still have a shot at Christmas,” he said.
The Prime Minister, however, insisted he needs to test parliamentary support for his policy goals.
Country’s jobless rate
Under the pandemic, the country’s jobless rate peaked at 13.9 percent in May, while the economy contracted at a record 38.7 percent in the second quarter.
Ottawa has already shared out more than Can$300 billion (US$230 billion) in emergency aid in the last six months.
Furthermore, it was reported that the costs of the new measures are to be outlined in the next budget.