National Newswatch

A new federal fund to help Canadian seafood processors adapt to the COVID -19 pandemic will start accepting applications on Monday.

The $62-million Canadian Seafood Stabilization Fund was announced on April 25 by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to help the seafood sector offset the costs of health and safety measures to protect workers and operational changes like adding more refrigeration.

On Wednesday, Ottawa provided more details, including the June 22 start date.

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