There are an estimated 177,700 CERB-eligible spouses living in households with at least $100,000 in income.
Canada Emergency Response Benefit
Like CERB, the CESB makes many students better off than they were in 2019.
The CERB will now cost an estimated $73.1 billion.
The subsidy will be available for businesses that can show a 30 per cent decline in revenue.
For now, the new wage subsidy program will cost $71 billion.
High regulatory and severance costs alongside legislative uncertainty will exacerbate an already bad situation.
Effectively, the CERB will now cost $40 billion, up from $15 billion.