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Canada's fiscal update will offer targeted aid to sectors hit by coronavirus: finmin

FILE PHOTO: Canada's Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland attends a news conference on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Blair Gable

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Canada government’s fiscal update will offer targeted aid to sectors hard hit by the coronavirus epidemic when it is unveiled later this year, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday.

Freeland made her comments during a question and answer session with Montreal’s chamber of commerce. She did not give precise details.

Reporting by David Ljunggren

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