Federal government spending is expected to increase by more than 68 per cent in 2020-21.
At $38,000, the benefit it begins to get “clawed back” at a rate of 50 cents on the dollar.
There are an estimated 177,700 CERB-eligible spouses living in households with at least $100,000 in income.
Debt interest will cost Ottawa an estimated $19.5 billion this year.
Like CERB, the CESB makes many students better off than they were in 2019.
The CERB will now cost an estimated $73.1 billion.
EI benefits are based on unemployment in each of Canada’s 62 EI regions.