‘CERB has served its purpose’; Recipients to be moved onto EI soon

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OTTAWA:  The millions of people who are still claiming the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) will be transitioned onto the Federal Employment Insurance program in September, the government announced Friday.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said more details will be coming in before the end of August, but said that “no one will be left behind.”

In mid-June the government announced CERB would be extended to the end of the summer, but now with that on the horizon, the federal government has begun to lay out what recipients should expect.

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