March 25, 2020 | 17:19
Provincial COVID-19 Response Plans
The Canadian provinces are ramping up their own COVID-19 support measures to supplement the package passed by the federal government this week.
While most provinces have tabled FY20/21 budget documents, the projections are already well offside because of a dramatically weaker near-term economic outlook, and increased spending pressures. As a result, we probably won't have a clear idea of how fiscal balances will look until the fall update season.
Below is an update of where support measures stand today, understanding that many jurisdictions are rolling out measures on an ongoing basis.
Prince Edward Island
Newfoundland & Labrador