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Trudeau government introduces $71 billion program amid spiralling debt

The Trudeau government is set to introduce another pandemic program that will support those who were previously self-employed and uninsured.

Nico Johnson

Trudeau government's CERB payments to end this coming fall

Trudeau said more details would be unveiled in the coming weeks, noting that "sickness and carefivers benefits" would also be in place for those who catch COVID-19.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Trudeau government paid $443 MILLION in CERB payments to ineligible Canadians

221,320 applicants were given the funding, despite knowledge that they were already covered by EI. “There are situations where clients mistakenly applied for the benefit," an Inquiry of Ministry from cabinet read.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Survey: 25 percent of Canadian small businesses report employees refusing to return to work

Roughly 25 percent of employers say staff at their organizations have refused to return to work after being asked, according to a recent survey.

Sam Edwards

Conservative premier calls for phasing out of CERB

Pallister said that while the CERB was a necessary step in the fight against the virus, he argued that it is no longer essential as the province "plans for growth."

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

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