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Canada to provide C$99 million to support low-income renters -finance minister

OTTAWA (Reuters) – The Canadian government will provide a C$99 million ($73.1 million) top-up to a housing benefit plan for low earners who need help paying rent, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Tuesday.

Freeland, speaking to reporters in Ottawa, also announced C$100 million in emergency winter funding to provide more shelter spaces for people experiencing homelessness.

($1=1.3537 Canadian dollars)

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