New benefits for workers hurt by pandemic hits roadblock in Senate
Senate group complains of government pressure to pass billions of dollars’ worth of emergency pandemic-related legislation without adequate scrutiny.
Canadians torn on scaling back COVID-19 benefits to save money: poll
Opinion split almost in half as government projects a $343 billion deficit.
Extending CERB for months could double $60B budget: PBO
8.41 million people have applied for the CERB, $43.51 billion in payments made as of June 4.
Laid off? How to apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit
Offers a monthly $2,000 payment for a period of up to 16 weeks for those who wouldn’t otherwise be eligible for Employment Insurance.
The high cost of drugs: take the strain off company plans
Save with tighter health benefit controls.