April 4 2020 12:42pm

Coronavirus outbreak: Trudeau announces $40M for women’s shelters, sex assault centres

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Saturday that his government would invest $40 million for women’s shelters and sexual assault centres across the country, with an additional $10 million to go toward shelters helping indigenous women and children escape violence. Trudeau said the government has also boosted funding for Canada’s “Reaching Home” homelessness strategy by over $157 million.

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