How the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (and Canada’s Income Assistance Agenda Generally) is Failing the Most Vulnerable Canadians

By: Meaghan Fallak – WinnipegSeptember 1, 2020 The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed life as we know it. In mid-March there was an urgent need for income assistance when entire industries began to shutdown en masse due to the risk of transmission. The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) is the program designed by the Government of Canada to provide support to Canadians whose incomes were … Continue reading How the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (and Canada’s Income Assistance Agenda Generally) is Failing the Most Vulnerable Canadians