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Toronto Star:

You can start applying to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit today — here’s how it works

https://www.thestar.com/business/personal_finance/2020/04/06/facing-a-loss-of-income-due-to-covid-19-here-are-four-major-initiatives-that-can-help.html

CBC:

Federal COVID-19 benefits program portal opens today: Here’s how to apply

If applying by phone, Canadians can call the toll-free line at 1-800-959-2019

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/federal-government-covid-19-emergency-benefits-1.5522534

Federal COVID-19 benefits could be deposited within 3-5 days

Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre says people should qualify if they work reduced hours

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/trudeau-updates-canadians-on-covid19-benefits-program-1.5522492?cmp=rss

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Morning Brief: CERB to receive new applications today