Highlights / Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Economy, Health

COVID-19 economic fallout: Canadians continue battle to hold their ground

As millions of Canadians formed virtual lines to apply for government benefits through much of last week, a handful of politicians gathered on Parliament Hill Saturday in an emergency sitting to deliver a giant subsidy package for Canadian businesses, designed »

Economy, Health

Nearly a million people file applications for CERB benefits on Day One

It lacks the pathos of the lines we might have happened upon in those old newsreels of people looking for help back in the 1930s. There are not going to be a whole lot of folks sitting around together listening »