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Ottawa, Mar 22 (Canadian-Media): In his address to nation March 22, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the House of Commons would reconvene on Mar 24 to approve emergency aid measures to offset impacted economy due to COVID19, media reports said.
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To respect social distancing guidelines, a just over 30 MPs will be present in the chamber including 14-15 Liberals, 11 Conservatives, three members of the Bloc Québécois, three New Democrats and one member of the Green Party.
The Senate will be called back Wednesday to pass the bill and Royal Assent is expected the same day.
The measures to be discussed focus on improving access to employment insurance (EI) and increasing the Canada Child Benefit.