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IN THE NEWS | 10,000 in New West receive CERB, but that’s not enough: MP

Published: June 17, 2020

Chris Campbell / New West Record An estimated 10,000 New Westminster residents are receiving the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), says New Westminster-Burnaby MP Peter Julian. That’s a big figure, but even that’s not enough for Julian, who says many people with disabilities are being unfairly left out of much-needed funding. Burnaby South MP and […]

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IN THE NEWS | Known fraudsters targeting CERB for wrongful benefits, Commons committee told

Published: June 11, 2020

published: 2020-06-11 Canadian Press Newswire OTTAWA _ Harsh penalties for defrauding the Canada Emergency Response Benefit are needed because organized crime and identity thieves are trying to scam the program, a House of Commons committee was told Thursday. A Canada Revenue Agency official said federal systems have already flagged a number of potential fraudulent applications […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | MP Peter Julian calls on the Liberals to give support to ALL persons living with disabilities

Published: June 9, 2020

New Westminster, BC – Many people living with disabilities are struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s time for the federal government to make them a real priority in Canada. Coupled with the challenges of the rising costs for essential items and the uncertainty about income benefit programs, far too many persons living with disabilities […]

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IN THE NEWS | Hybrid Parliament ready to launch, House officials say in previously confidential report

Published: May 20, 2020

published: 2020-05-19 19:50 (EST) Globe and Mail.com Politics, Words: 733 Hybrid Parliament ready to launch, House officials say in previously confidential report Report comes as Liberals and opposition debate whether to extend the current suspension of Parliament by: Bill Curry The House of Commons administration says it is ready and able to implement a U.K.-style […]

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