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COVID will cast long shadow over future generations

An OECD study suggested a 3 per cent COVID-related lifetime loss in income.

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Canada needs an employment insurance system for the 21st century

Contributions to unemployment insurance savings accounts would remain the personal property of the account holder.

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Canada lags behind most industrialized countries on key economic, fiscal indicators

Federal government spending is expected to increase by more than 68 per cent in 2020-21.

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Overly generous EI system could cause problems long after CERB winds down

EI benefits are based on unemployment in each of Canada’s 62 EI regions.

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Unemployment is lower than it’s been in at least 42 years.

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The number of people needing “hampers” from the food bank increased by more than 50 per cent.