Coronavirus outbreak: Trudeau announces $100 million to meet ‘urgent food needs’ of vulnerable Canadians

On Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the Canadian government will provide $100 million to “meet the urgent food needs’ of vulnerable Canadians amid the COVID-19 outbreak in the country, stating that the work done by food banks and their volunteers is “essential.” He said the money would help with the delivery of food to vulnerable people, and support organizations like Food Banks Canada and the Salvation Army.