#21 CERB Hurting Back-To-Work Efforts, Morneau Jumps Ship, and Negotiations Bills Get Crazy

Episode 25 August 31, 2020 00:26:23
#21 CERB Hurting Back-To-Work Efforts, Morneau Jumps Ship, and Negotiations Bills Get Crazy
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#21 CERB Hurting Back-To-Work Efforts, Morneau Jumps Ship, and Negotiations Bills Get Crazy
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News at the Top – CERB Hurting Back-To-Work Efforts

The federal government is extending the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit, which is leaving businesses in the lurch when it comes to labour.

Link to Generation Screwed: http://www.generationscrewed.ca/

Link: https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/corbella-new-ei-program-a-disaster-for-canada-and-our-youth  

Link to the Debt Clock: https://www.debtclock.ca/

Deep Dive – Morneau Jumps Ship 7:52

Bill Morneau is no longer Canada’s finance minister, and we’re taking the long view on the now-former minister’s legacy for taxpayers.

Link: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/trudeau-spent-the-rainy-day-fund-while-the-sun-was-still-shining?id=

Waste Watch – Negotiation Bills Get Crazy 17:09

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has learned that the Ontario government spent nearly a million dollars on meals and hotels during negotiations with education unions.

Link: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/ontario-government-spent-nearly-1-million-on-hospitality-expenses-during-negotiations-with-education-unions?id=18552

Sign the PETITION: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/stop-being-bullied-by-teachers--union-bosses

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