#6 Charlie Angus Blasts Regional Offices, Concerns Over CERB Fraud, and Montreal Blows Money on Mushroom Statues During Pandemic

Episode 6 May 25, 2020 00:28:14
#6 Charlie Angus Blasts Regional Offices, Concerns Over CERB Fraud, and Montreal Blows Money on Mushroom Statues During Pandemic
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#6 Charlie Angus Blasts Regional Offices, Concerns Over CERB Fraud, and Montreal Blows Money on Mushroom Statues During Pandemic

May 25 2020 | 00:28:14

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#6 Charlie Angus Blasts Regional Offices, Concerns Over CERB Fraud, and Montreal Blows Money on Mushroom Statues During Pandemic

News at the Top – Charlie Angus Blasts Regional Offices

Last week, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation reported on the high costs of useless offices being run by the federal government. NDP MP Charlie Angus dug up the records on those offices, and talks to us about the ridiculous cost.

Todd MacKay and Kris Sims

Link: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/ministers%E2%80%99-regional-offices-cost-millions,-even-without-regional-ministers?id=18392  

Deep Dive – Concerns Over CERB Fraud 5:14

The federal government will be slow-walking any attempts to investigate people defrauding the pandemic relief system, according to the National Post and CBC. We’re pushing the government to do better.

Todd MacKay and Aaron Wudrick

Petition: Protect Taxpayers Money From Fraud

Link: https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/exclusive-new-memo-tells-staff-to-make-cerb-payment-even-if-claimant-quit-job-voluntarily-or-was-fired-for-cause

Waste Watch – Montreal Blows Money on Mushroom Statues During Pandemic 18:26

While Montreal City Hall is crying out for financial help from the federal and provincial governments, they’re still finding a pile of cash to buy some oddly-shaped statues.

Kris Sims and Renaud Brossard

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