BREAKING: Trudeau Liberals hit $1.06 TRILLION debt after most costly pandemic plan in G7

Canada's unemployment rate sits at a startling 13.7 percent—putting it in the company of famously flaccid economies like Spain and Greece.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

WATCH: Montreal Economic Institute scrutinizes efficacy of lockdown

The MEI has created a video that scrutinizes the efficacy of the lockdown, saying there is no relationship between stronger lockdowns and less coronavirus.

Nico Johnson

Scheer proposes 'back to work bonus,' says Trudeau's system discourages employees from returning to work

Scheer criticized Parliament's decision to allow tax filers who earn up to $1,000 a month to qualify for benefits, noting that it was unfair to businesses who are seeking employees.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

BREAKING: Trudeau slams high-profile politicians calling for trade of Huawei CFO for Canadian prisoners in China

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavorwere detained and have been imprisoned since shortly after Canada's arrest of Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

It's time to get off CERB and go back to work

Government policies should promote long-term employment; not universal income schemes that allow employable individuals to stay at home.

Brad Redekopp

CERB payments extended by eight weeks, will cost taxpayers another $17.9 BILLION

Parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux estimates that extending the CERB by an additional eight weeks will cost the federal government $17.9 billion.

Quinn Patrick

Trudeau to announce CERB extension

Trudeau had announced changes to the CERB on Monday, saying that the government was “working on a solution to extend the benefit for people who can’t return to work yet.”

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Trudeau plans to extend the CERB as Canada opens up

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government is “working on a solution” to prolong the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB).

Sam Edwards

Woman arrested for CERB fraud

A woman is accused of abusing the CERB by travelling from Montreal to Toronto to open multiple bank accounts so she could receive the multiple benefits.

Quinn Patrick

CERB 'snitch line' receives 1,300 tips on fraudulent applicants

The Canada Revenue Agency has now received over 1,000 tips from Canadians regarding the applicants misuse of CERB payments.

Quinn Patrick

Experts say extending CERB will cost an additional $64 billion

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to extend the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) would cost an additional $64 billion to the federal treasury.

Quinn Patrick

Ineligible CERB recipients have already repaid $190,000 to the Canadian Revenue Agency

The Canada Revenue Agency confirmed that as much as $190,000 worth of CERB money has been repaid by Canadians who were not eligible for it.

Quinn Patrick

BREAKING: Trudeau can't put figure on debt, says projects require 'invention and imagination'

"Making projections about what our economy could look like six months... or a year from now, would be an exercise in invention and imagination," Trudeau said.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Singh attacks Trudeau for CERB fraud plan and calls knee-taking hypocritical

Singh has criticized Trudeau in a press conference today, saying he should not be going after Canadians who have committed CERB fraud.

Nico Johnson

CERB scammers could face massive fines up to $24,000 and jail time

Penalties could range from six months of jail time to fines of $5,000 and additional charges of "up to three times amount claimed by fraud," for a potential maximum of $24,000.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz