National Sick Leave Program during COVID-19

    B-C Premier John Horgan and his  territorial and provincial counterparts in Yukon and Manitoba are pleased the federal government is calling for a national sick leave program.

    BC's Premier Horgan and the two other premiers -- Yukon's Sandy Silver and Brian Pallister of Manitoba -- issued a joint statement this morning  after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he would urge the provinces and territories to get onboard.

    The three premiers say paid sick leave is crucial for the restart of the economy -- noting Yukon already has a sick leave program -- and they say they will work together to move the federal initiative forward.

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