What happens to workers during a 4th COVID-19 wave?
Calgary resident Nicole Menzies has turned to the Canada Economic Recovery Benefit (CERB) three times, once during each wave of shutdowns due to the pandemic. The mother of two says her finances were stretched before COVID-19 and the aid was a lifeline for her family. With COVID-19 case numbers climbing in Alberta, there’s growing concern about the impact of a potential fourth wave, which economists say could hit just as current supports come to an end in early fall. Anne Gaviola reports.