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CERB Recipients Will Be Switched On To EI In September

By: Chip
Posted: August 2, 2020 08:01
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Justin Trudeau announced on Friday that the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit or CERB has served its purpose. And will be transitioning into EI in September

The Government's Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough said there will be no disruption of benefits. But with the change the government will be looking closer to make sure those receiving the benefit are actually looking for jobs and not taking advantage of the system

Reports say that since the pandemic started 8.4 million people have signed up including 246,600 in Manitoba, and the government has paid out a total of $62.75 billion

 

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