DAY 26 - The COVID-19 Daily Podcast with Dave Trafford

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This is DAY 26   of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what you need to know on Sunday, April 5, 2020 Here at home, Canadians desperate for financial relief in the face of layoffs and business closures will be able to start accessing federal funds as of tomorrow… In this morning’s briefing, the prime minister said the government will be moving to help high school and university students who count on seasonal work and don’t qualify for any of these relief programs. Meantime, Trudeau says Ottawa is making progress in ensuring front line health care workers get the protective equipment they need. Trudeau expects to speak to US President Donald Trump in the coming days regarding Washington’s decision to ban 3M from exporting N95 masks to Canada. <<<<>>>>  An historic day as we brace to face what is expected to be some of the toughest days we’ve seen since the World Health Organization declared the pandemic on March the 11th. Today, Queen Elizabeth II addressed the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, for only the third time as the British monarch and the fourth time since World War II. It’s worth noting, the Queen’s closing line –  recalls the war time Vera Lynn song. "We’ll meet again"   <<<>>>  We convened our weekly round table with Tony Chapman of Tony Chapman Reactions and host of the podcast Chatter than Matters, and Catherine Swift, former President and CEO of the Canadian Federation of Independent business.   <<<<>>>>    IF YOU HAVE A STORY ABOUT YOUR EXPERIENCE YOU WANT TO SHARE…send me an email. DAVE@DAVETRAFFORD.COM or connect with me on TWITTER @DaveTrafford.   DISCLAIMER: THE VIEWPOINTS EXPRESSED IN THIS PODCAST REPRESENT THE OPINIONS OF THE HOST AND PARTICIPANTS AS OF THE DATE OF PUBLICATION AND ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL ADVICE AND BEST PRACTICES BY LEADING MEDICAL AUTHORITIES AS THE INFORMATION SURROUNDING THE CURRENT CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC IS CONSTANTLY EVOLVING.