A health care worker collects a sample from a motorist at a Covid-19 testing facility in Burnaby, British Columbia, on Thursday. Photo: Canadian Press via AP A health care worker collects a sample from a motorist at a Covid-19 testing facility in Burnaby, British Columbia, on Thursday. Photo: Canadian Press via AP
A health care worker collects a sample from a motorist at a Covid-19 testing facility in Burnaby, British Columbia, on Thursday. Photo: Canadian Press via AP

Coronavirus: Canada to offer residency to asylum seekers on pandemic front lines

  • Measure will apply to those who have helped directly care for the sick in a health clinic, nursing home or household, immigration minister says
  • PM Justin Trudeau had promised in May to consider a regularisation programme for people doing ‘heroic work’ in midst of pandemic

Topic |   Coronavirus Canada
A health care worker collects a sample from a motorist at a Covid-19 testing facility in Burnaby, British Columbia, on Thursday. Photo: Canadian Press via AP A health care worker collects a sample from a motorist at a Covid-19 testing facility in Burnaby, British Columbia, on Thursday. Photo: Canadian Press via AP
A health care worker collects a sample from a motorist at a Covid-19 testing facility in Burnaby, British Columbia, on Thursday. Photo: Canadian Press via AP
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