To help our credit unions and other partners sort through the COVID-19 news coverage, Alberta Central is sharing weekly summary reports. Today’s report includes:

  • Final cost of the CERB to be $77B: PBO
  • New interest relief measure to provide much-needed help to Canada Student Loan borrowers on medical or parental leave
  • COVID-19 and the financial system
  • COVID-19 vaccination lessons from Canada’s largest-ever mass immunization effort
  • COVID-19 cancels Christmas parties and other live events in Alberta
  • Government announces new, targeted support to help businesses through pandemic
  • ‘Really frustrating,’ PM says of second wave, as Canada is projected to see thousands of new COVID-19 cases
  • Youth in Ontario struggled to find work in September, and the work they do just got shut down
  • COVID-19 cases rising in Alberta’s kids and teens
  • As parts of Canada return to lockdown, experts say rapid testing offers a way forward
  • Canada’s chief science advisor warns coronavirus could still overwhelm health-care system
  • Canada Recovery Benefit application marred by ‘technical issues’ on CRA website
  • The Government of Canada launches applications for the Canada Recovery Benefit

Click here to view the PDF report and find links to the full coverage.

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