Ineligible Claims Cost $443M

Nearly half a billion in pandemic relief cheques were claimed by Canadians who weren’t entitled to them, says the Department of Social Development. Opposition MPs have questioned why payments were knowingly made to 221,320 people already receiving Employment Insurance: “When it’s obvious someone is not eligible, they shouldn’t ignore that.”

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