Liberals to replace CERB with new benefit, simplified EI program at cost of $37B

Aug 20, 2020 | 3:35pm

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are rolling out a $37-billion income-support plan for workers whose earnings have crashed during the pandemic. The details released Thursday outline what will happen to some four million workers receiving the $500-a-week Canada Emergency Response Benefit, which is set to wind down starting next month. The CERB will be extended […]