Everything the social impact sector needs to know about Canada’s COVID-19 recovery plan

The Liberals’ Throne Speech outlines a bold plan for COVID-19 recovery, but barely mentions social impact organizations.

Why It Matters

A Throne Speech is a federal government’s rough policy blueprint, and 2020’s is a particularly bold one. The federal government is promising major new commitments as Canada braces for a second wave of COVID-19, but the social impact sector is in desperate need of relief - and the Throne Speech doesn’t offer much.

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