The auditor general found that $4.6 billion in payments for programs such as CERB were made to individuals who were ineligible.
federal cash transfers
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June 10, 2012 2:00AM
If the average person knows much about federal cash transfers to the provinces, they might know that one program, equalization, is in the constitution. Equalization, a $14.8 billion transfer program funded out of federal taxes, ends up in the coffers of six provinces: Quebec, with the largest share at $7.4 billion, and Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, who divvy up the rest.